Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The practice of crust-hunting.

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  • verb Present participle of crust.

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Examples

  • Nevertheless, most of the hunters did not approve of "crusting" the game -- that is, of running it down on snow-shoes in the deep mid-winter snows.

    The Winning of the West, Volume 1 From the Alleghanies to the Mississippi, 1769-1776

  • Oh the crushing disappointment of the reality of the Clio – parked outside Asda, two-day-old bird shite crusting on the windscreen.

    The Hard Sell: Renault Clio

  • We still have that book, complete with a few torn pages, a binding that no longer is really doing it's job and about 20 years 'worth of cinnamon, butter and sugar crusting the well-loved pages.

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • We still have that book, complete with a few torn pages, a binding that no longer is really doing it's job and about 20 years 'worth of cinnamon, butter and sugar crusting the well-loved pages.

    I Call it "Rustic"

  • Roll the meat in the ground peppercorns, crusting all the sides in pepper.

    Kerry Saretsky: Steak and Horseradish Croissants

  • He kowtows, septic skull to the pavement, eyes crusting with small, yellow horrors.

    Day 7: Pigeon Savant

  • Now, Mr. Dotolo tried crusting the sweetbreads with unsweetened coconut and decorated the plate with the same tamarind and raita, adding chunks of pickled watermelon rind (for crunch), mango sauce (for sweetness) and elderflowers and nasturtiums (for color).

    L.A.'s Masterminds of 'Dude Food'

  • Roll the meat in the ground peppercorns, crusting all the sides in pepper.

    Kerry Saretsky: Steak and Horseradish Croissants

  • It starts over the top part of the big toe or on other toes or the back of the feet, becoming red, thick, and possibly even oozing or crusting.

    You Raising Your Child

  • Carrots are directly sown in the garden, and I backfill the little rows with potting soil or screened compost to avoid the type of soil crusting that can block seedlings.

    Groundwork: Rooting to the last

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