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crust

noun uk   /krʌst/ us  
[C or U] a hard outer covering of something: pie crust (= the cooked pastry on top) the Earth's crust [C] the outside layer of a loaf of bread: Could you cut the crusts off the sandwiches, please?
crusted
adjective uk   /ˈkrʌs.tɪd/ us  
crusted with mud
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