encrusting






verb (used with or without object)

  1. incrust.

verb

  1. (tr) to cover or overlay with or as with a crust or hard coating
  2. to form or cause to form a crust or hard coating
  3. (tr) to decorate lavishly, as with jewels
v.

1640s, from French incruster, from Latin incrustare “to cover with crust,” from in- (see in- (2)) + crusta (see crust). Related: Encrusted; encrusting.

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