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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Incrust \In*crust"\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Incrusted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Incrusting}.] [L. incrustare; pref. in- in + crustare to cover with a crust: cf. F. incruster. See {Crust}.] [Written also {encrust}.]

1. To cover or line with a crust, or hard coat; to form a crust on the surface of; as, iron incrusted with rust; a vessel incrusted with salt; a sweetmeat incrusted with sugar.

And by the frost refin'd the whiter snow, Incrusted hard. --Thomson.

2. (Fine Arts) To inlay into, as a piece of carving or other ornamental object.

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