variants also incrust
as in to smear
to cover with a hardened layer refrigerator shelves that were encrusted with the residue of many spills

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“Encrust.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/encrust. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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