verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- crustal plate
Origin of crust
Examples from the Web for crust
It has French ingredients like leeks and tarragon, and I use puff pastry to make the crust easy!
Think all-tequila margaritas, carne asada tacos spritzed with lemon, key lime pies that are mounds of crust and nothing more.Limepocalypse! Inside the Great Lime Shortage of 2014|Kara Cutruzzula|April 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The crust was stuffed with cheese and pepperoni, Italian sausage, and bacon.
Also has handy circles marked to make it easy to roll out your crust to the right size.
Take the pot and place it on a damp surface for a few minutes to free up the crust.Persian New Year Celebration With Author Azar Nafisi|Karen Fragala Smith|March 23, 2011|DAILY BEAST
If you go to accusing us of stealing your stuff, you'll get your crust caved in!Boy Scouts on the Great Divide|Archibald Lee Fletcher
Fortunately the crust had softened somewhat in the last two or three days, and he did not have a covering of ice to meet.The Scouts of the Valley|Joseph A. Altsheler
The crust may be lifted to a plate for a moment, the apples turned into a pudding dish, then placing the crust over the top.Public School Domestic Science|Mrs. J. Hoodless
Sunny Boy munched his apple and watched her as she rolled out the crust.Sunny Boy in the Country|Ramy Allison White
Thou wouldst not give even salt to a suppliant, nor a crust of bread from thine own table, without begrudging it.
- the hard outer part of bread
- a piece of bread consisting mainly of this
Word Origin for crust
early 14c., "hard outer part of bread," from Old French crouste (13c., Modern French croûte) and directly from Latin crusta "rind, crust, shell, bark," from PIE *krus-to- "that which has been hardened," from root *kreus- "to begin to freeze, form a crust" (cf. Sanskrit krud- "make hard, thicken;" Avestan xruzdra- "hard;" Greek krystallos "ice, crystal," kryos "icy cold, frost;" Lettish kruwesis "frozen mud;" Old High German hrosa "ice, crust;" Old English hruse "earth;" Old Norse hroðr "scurf"). Meaning "outer shell of the earth" is from 1550s.
late 14c.; see crust (n.). Related: Crusted; crusting.
see upper crust.