make a crust


make a crust
Australian Slang
to earn a living, work for wages

English dialects glossary. 2013.

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  • 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 — 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 (geology) — Geologic provinces of the world (USGS)   Shield …   Wikipedia

  • crust — /krʌst / (say krust) noun 1. the hard outer portion of a loaf of bread (distinguished from crumb). 2. a piece of this. 3. the outside covering of a pie. 4. any more or less hard external covering or coating. 5. the hard outer shell or covering of …   Australian English dictionary

  • crust */ — UK [krʌst] / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms crust : singular crust plural crusts 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… …   English dictionary

  • make — see make hay while the sun shines as you make your bed, so you must lie upon it you cannot make bricks without straw clothes make the man make haste slowly if you don’t make mistakes you don’t make anything …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • Upper Crust — Infobox Company company name = Upper Crust company company type = Wholly owned subsidiary company slogan = Freshly baked, all day long! foundation = London Waterloo Station (1986) industry = Food and Drink products = Baguettes, Coffee parent =… …   Wikipedia

  • pie crust — noun pastry used to hold pie fillings • Syn: ↑pie shell • Hypernyms: ↑pastry * * * pie crust UK US noun [countable/uncountable] [singular pie crust …   Useful english dictionary


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