encrustment

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

encrust +‎ -ment

Noun[edit]

encrustment (countable and uncountable, plural encrustments)

  1. That which is formed as a crust; encrustation.
    • I. Taylor
      disengaging truth from its encrustment of error

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for encrustment in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)