Definition and Meanings for crust

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Part of Speech of crust

noun, transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun, intransitive verb

Etymology of crust

l. crusta: cf. of. crouste, f. cro; prob. akin to gr. crystal, from the same root as e. crude, raw. see raw, and cf. custard cf. of. crouster, l. crustare. see crust, n.

Meaning of crust


as noun

  • the hard external coat or covering of anything; the hard exterior surface or outer shell; an incrustation; as, a crust of snow.
  • the hard exterior or surface of bread, in distinction from the soft part or crumb; or a piece of bread grown dry or hard.;the cover or case of a pie, in distinction from the soft contents.;the dough, or mass of doughy paste, cooked with a potpie; -- also called dumpling.
  • the exterior portion of the earth, formerly universally supposed to inclose a molten interior.
  • the shell of crabs, lobsters, etc.
  • a hard mass, made up of dried secretions blood, or pus, occurring upon the surface of the body.
  • an incrustation on the interior of wine bottles, the result of the ripening of the wine; a deposit of tartar, etc. see beeswing.

as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun, noun

  • to cover with a crust; to cover or line with an incrustation; to incrust.

as intransitive verb

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