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crusty

adjective
     
Related topics: Food
crust‧y
1DF bread that is crusty is pleasant to eat because it has a hard crust:
a crusty baguette
2 informal someone who is crusty is bad-tempered [= grumpy]:
a crusty old man
3 having a thin dry hard layer of something on the surface:
The lake was ringed by crusty salt deposits.

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