crust


crust
• money / wage. To 'earn ones crust'. Probably from bread, 'bread & honey' = money.

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  • Crust — may refer to: Crust (dermatology) The Crust, television series Physical sciences: Crust (geology), at least continent wide structure Soil crust, local biology sensitive structure Food: Crust, dense surface layer of bread Crust, outer layer… …   Wikipedia

  • crust — crust·al; crust·ed; crust; crust·i·ly; crust·i·ness; crust·less; du·ri·crust; en·crust; sub·crust; su·per·crust; en·crust·ant; …   English syllables

  • Crust — (kr?st), n. [L. crusta: cf. OF. crouste, F. cro[^u]te; prob. akin to Gr. ????? ice, E. crystal, from the same root as E. crude, raw. See {Raw}, and cf. {Custard}.] 1. The hard external coat or covering of anything; the hard exterior surface or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Crust — punk Crust Punk Origines stylistiques D Beat Punk hardcore Anarcho punk Metal extrême Origines culturelles …   Wikipédia en Français

  • crust — [krʌst] n [U and C] [Date: 1300 1400; : Latin; Origin: crusta crust, shell ] 1.) the hard brown outer surface of bread ▪ sandwiches with the crusts cut off 2.) the baked outer part of foods such as ↑pies or ↑pizzas ▪ a thin crust pizza 3.) a thin …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • crust — [ krʌst ] noun count or uncount * 1. ) the hard brown outer part of a LOAF of bread: a crust of bread: Sparrows pecked at a crust of bread. 2. ) a layer of cooked PASTRY that forms the outer part of a PIE. The inner part is called the filling. 3 …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • crust´i|ly — crust|y «KRUHS tee», adjective, crust|i|er, crust|i|est. 1. of or like a crust; having a crust; hard: »crusty bread. 2. Figurative. harsh in man …   Useful english dictionary

  • crust|y — «KRUHS tee», adjective, crust|i|er, crust|i|est. 1. of or like a crust; having a crust; hard: »crusty bread. 2. Figurative. harsh in man …   Useful english dictionary

  • Crust — Crust, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Crusted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Crusting}.] [Cf. OF. crouster, L. crustare. See {Crust}, n. ] To cover with a crust; to cover or line with an incrustation; to incrust. [1913 Webster] The whole body is crusted over with ice …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • crust — early 14c., hard outer part of bread, from O.Fr. crouste (13c., Mod.Fr. croûte) and directly from L. crusta rind, crust, shell, bark, from PIE *krus to that which has been hardened, from root *kreus to begin to freeze, form a crust (Cf. Skt. krud …   Etymology dictionary

  • crust — ► NOUN 1) the tough outer part of a loaf of bread. 2) a hard, dry scrap of bread. 3) informal a living or livelihood: earning a crust. 4) a hardened layer, coating, or deposit on something soft. 5) a layer of pastry covering a pie. 6) the… …   English terms dictionary


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