Incrust

In*crust"

(?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Incrusted; p. pr. & vb. n. Incrusting.] [L. incrustare; pref. in- in + crustare to cover with a crust: cf. F. incruster. See Crust.]
[Written also encrust.]

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1. To cover or line with a crust, or hard coat; to form a crust on the surface of; as, iron incrusted with rust; a vessel incrusted with salt; a sweetmeat incrusted with sugar.
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And by the frost refin'd the whiter snow,
Incrusted hard.
Thomson.
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2. (Fine Arts) To inlay into, as a piece of carving or other ornamental object.
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