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English definition of “encrusted”

encrusted

adjective uk   /ɪnˈkrʌs.tɪd/ us  
covered with something hard or decorative: She arrived home with her knees encrusted with mud. The manuscript is bound in gold and silver and encrusted with jewels.Covering and adding layers
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