Origin of encrust
OTHER WORDS FROM encrusten·crust·ant, adjective, nounnon·en·crust·ing, adjective, noun
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How to use encrust in a sentence
The palm-sized find was metallic, but so dirt-encrusted he couldn’t make out what it was.How Scotland forged a rare alliance between amateur treasure hunters and archaeologists|Corinne Iozzio|August 24, 2021|Popular-Science
You know Paris Hilton is an icon because even other stars can’t resist basking in the glow of her Swarovski-encrusted, Barbie-pink aura.The Surprisingly Complicated Pleasures of Cooking With Paris|Judy Berman|August 4, 2021|Time
Following a seaside holiday, Marcus Samuel came up with the idea of selling shell-encrusted boxes as souvenirs.
The worst moments, of course, are those few seconds between taking off all your ice-encrusted layers and stepping into that life-changing shower.
Among the prizes for grabs include a year of free stays at the luxury Shangri-La Hotels, a vintage diamond-encrusted Rolex, rare tea leaves that legend says once cured an emperor’s ailing mother and health insurance.More Vaccine-Hesitant Hongkongers Are Finally Signing Up for COVID-19 Shots. Is It Because of the Give-Aways, or the Outbreak Nearby?|AMY GUNIA / HONG KONG|June 11, 2021|Time
They constitute the greater number by far of the hard minerals which encrust the terrestrial globe.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure
Poetry has no golden mean; mediocrity here is of another metal, which Voltaire, however, had skill enough to encrust and polish.Imaginary Conversations and Poems|Walter Savage Landor
Some marine algae which secrete carbonate of lime not only encrust rocks but give rise to sheets of submarine limestone.
A constant sense of gloom is settled like a pall over the whole building, blacker even than the soot and grime which encrust it.A Girl Among the Anarchists|Isabel Meredith
Coral limestones encrust the lower slopes of these islands and do not attain a greater thickness than 150 feet.The Solomon Islands and Their Natives|H. B. (Henry Brougham) Guppy