Latin incrustare; prefix in- in + crustare to cover with a crust: compare French incruster. See crust.
incrust (third-person singular simple present incrusts, present participle incrusting, simple past and past participle incrusted)
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- To encrust.
- iron incrusted with rust
- a sweetmeat incrusted with sugar
- And by the frost refin'd the whiter snow, / Incrusted hard.
- (art) To inlay into, as a piece of carving or other ornamental object.