bread crust


bread crust
a favourite bait in Europe either legered in winter or floated in summer. It may be coloured and/or flavoured. Used for various cyprinid species like carp, chub, roach and rudd in England

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • Crust — (kr?st), n. [L. crusta: cf. OF. crouste, F. cro[^u]te; prob. akin to Gr. ????? ice, E. crystal, from the same root as E. crude, raw. See {Raw}, and cf. {Custard}.] 1. The hard external coat or covering of anything; the hard exterior surface or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • crust — ► NOUN 1) the tough outer part of a loaf of bread. 2) a hard, dry scrap of bread. 3) informal a living or livelihood: earning a crust. 4) a hardened layer, coating, or deposit on something soft. 5) a layer of pastry covering a pie. 6) the… …   English terms dictionary

  • crust — [krust] n. [ME cruste < OFr or L: OFr crouste < L crusta: for IE base see CRUDE] 1. a) the hard, crisp outer part of bread b) a piece of this c) any dry, hard piece of bread 2. the pastry shell of a pie …   English World dictionary


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