verb (used with or without object)
Related Words for encruststuff, cover, fill, sully, smear, blacken, smudge, quilt, overlay, wad, bush, face, reinforce, sheath, panel, incrust, wainscot, layer, scale, enamel
Examples from the Web for encrust
Historical Examples of encrust
You think this, and are ready to encrust yourself with what is conventional and practical.The Kempton-Wace Letters
Chatterton took great pains to encrust his gold with verd-antique; it requires little to remove the green rubbish from the coin.
In spite of daily care, very hard water will encrust the china.The Library of Work and Play: Housekeeping
Elizabeth Hale Gilman
They constitute the greater number by far of the hard minerals which encrust the terrestrial globe.
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