incruster

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French incruster, borrowed from Latin incrustāre, present active infinitive of incrustō.

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Verb[edit]

incruster

  1. to embed, to inlay
    • 1873, Jules Verne, Le tour du Monde en 80 Jours
      Cependant Passepartout, juché sur les premières branches d’un arbre, ruminait une idée qui avait d’abord traversé son esprit comme un éclair, et qui finit par s’incruster dans son cerveau.
      Meanwhile Passepartout, who had perched himself on the lower branches of a tree, was resolving an idea which had at first struck him like a flash, and which was now firmly lodged in his brain.
  2. (reflexive, informal) to gatecrash, to stay (for a long time), to overstay
    • 2012, Somerset MAUGHAM, Les quatre Hollandais, Robert Laffont (ISBN 9782221130261)
      Ça me gênait beaucoup de m'incruster chez vous, j'avais honte d'abuser : mais, à présent, je n'ai plus d'excuse.

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

incruster

  1. first-person singular present passive subjunctive of incrustō

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin incrustō.

Verb[edit]

incruster

  1. to cover with a crust

Conjugation[edit]

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. The forms that would normally end in *-sts, *-stt are modified to z, st. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.