crust

Part of speech: verb

To cover with a crust.

Part of speech: verb

To cover with or acquire a crust.

Part of speech: noun

A hard, thin coating; the outer part of bread; a bit of bread.

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Usage examples "crust":

  1. These men are all upper crust here. - "The Attache or, Sam Slick in England, Complete", Thomas Chandler Haliburton.
  2. Rollo and Lucy were going to have an expedition upon the crust. - "Rollo's Philosophy. [Air]", Jacob Abbott.
  3. The upper crust would sometimes support a man's weight for a short time, and then suddenly let him down two or three feet, so that we could never make sure of our footing for two steps together. - "Three Voyages for the Discovery of a Northwest Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific, and Narrative of an Attempt to Reach the North Pole, Volume 2 (of 2)", Sir William Edward Parry.