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encrusted

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishencrusteden‧crust‧ed /ɪnˈkrʌstɪd/ adjective 🔊 🔊 COVERcovered with a hard layer of somethingencrusted with/in 🔊 a gold crown encrusted with diamondsmud-encrusted/jewel-encrusted etcencrustation /ˌɪnkrʌˈsteɪʃən/ noun [countable, uncountable]
Examples from the Corpus
encrustedBellowing, the thing was trying to reach over the stair-rail with its other encrusted, decomposing claw.An encrusted gash scarred his forehead, and one side of his face was swollen with dying yellow bruises.It lashed out at its non-existent attacker, groping through the plaster-dust with encrusted, mutated talons.Aged about ten months, he sports a poorly, red button of a nose, barnacled with encrusted snot.Many had strings of beads attached to their already encrusted surfaces.Sometimes they sent the pigeons fluttering up to the sky and played ping-pong on the white encrusted table.encrusted with/inHe knows that most of his bottles will become encrusted with algae and settle to the sea floor.They are powerful if unreliable weapons, and each one is a valuable artifact, encrusted with baroque decoration and intricate designs.It was gold, in the shape of a large M, encrusted with diamonds.Their mouths were encrusted with flies.In the beginning, Eugenia wears vividly colored gowns encrusted with flowers and fruit.He was in a blue uniform coat that was thickly encrusted with gold loops and edged with black astrakhan fur.The hull of the ship had become encrusted with ice.The ground was so wet that every time the ball landed it became encrusted with mud.They all have rough red patches like coins on their cheeks, small, tough-skinned hands, and feet encrusted with mud.
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