encrustment
encrustment en*crust"ment, n. That which is formed as a crust; incrustment; incrustation. [1913 Webster]

Disengaging truth from its encrustment of error. --I. Taylor. [1913 Webster]


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  • encrustment — encrustˈment noun • • • Main Entry: ↑encrust …   Useful english dictionary

  • encrust — v. (also incrust) 1 tr. cover with a crust. 2 tr. overlay with an ornamental crust of precious material. 3 intr. form a crust. Derivatives: encrustment n. Etymology: F incruster f. L incrustare (as IN (2), crustare f. crusta CRUST) …   Useful english dictionary

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