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crust

noun     /krʌst/
[C or U] a hard outer covering of something: pie crust (= the cooked pastry on top) the Earth's crustSurfaces of objectsEdges and extremities of objects [C] the outside layer of a loaf of bread: Could you cut the crusts off the sandwiches, please?Bread crusted     /ˈkrʌs.tɪd/ adjective crusted with mudCovering and adding layers
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