(a.) Having the nature of crust; pertaining to a hard covering; as, a crusty coat; a crusty surface or substance.
(a.) Having a hard exterior, or a short, rough manner, though kind at heart; snappish; peevish; surly.
(1) It's brown, crusty and cratered, like somewhere Hubble may have sent back a photo of.
(2) So the tested solution proved to be beneficial in humidifying atrophic or otherwise dry mucosa, douching crusty nose and as adjuvant therapy in the treatment of allergic rhinitis.
(3) The Guardian’s own readers’ anthology of dubious deals – crusty rolls 40p, two for £1!
(4) 96% of the patients have a single, small, ulcerated and crusty lesion on the face surrounded by an important zone of infiltration.
(5) Recipe supplied by Patrick Hanna, L'Entrepot, lentrepot.co.uk Clams with leek, fennel and parsley Though you could add a twirl of al dente spaghetti or linguine to this dish, it is the fragrant, briny broth that delights – better with a crusty loaf and a spoon.
(6) Bake at 150C for 1 hour 15 minutes or until nicely crusty.
(7) 7 Serve the leeks on top of a scoop of beans, sprinkled with hazelnuts and drizzled with olive oil, with crusty bread.
(8) "Golden, crusty … and it must have the right smell," added Vincent.
(9) At 4.43am on 21 June, when the sun rises above the rolling plains of Wiltshire and, cloud willing, its rays come fingering their way through the grass to touch the mighty sarsens and bluestones of the Henge, it will be a moment of joy for all concerned: the battles of the past between druids, crusties, conservators, archaeologists, seers and sightseers are over – thousands of them will be there, ready to celebrate the dawn of a new age for the Neolithic.
(10) On the outside it is golden and crusty, with a light dusting of flour.
(11) This shape is more related to the qualities sought by consumers who want a "light", "crusty", well-baked (golden brown) loaf.
(12) The motley contents of my baking cupboard – some flour, sugar, a handful of currants and a few crusty tins of syrup – are hardly inspiring, but I've vowed not to leave the house until the weather brightens.
(13) Even the handsomest loaf of crusty bread isn't really at its best until it has grown stale, been torn apart, drenched with custard or syrup and baked all over again.
(14) Clinical signs included thick, crusty, exudative dermatitis on the feet, caudal aspect of the thighs, and tail.
(15) And it's not just crusty protesters threatening to move their overdrafts – the campaign says it's close to persuading even some Tory MPs to take the pledge.
(16) This is true of any decent diary, from the grumpily conservative Duke of Newcastle, whose obscure account of the passing of the Reform Act is a masterpiece of old reaction, to the outstanding diarists of the last century — crusty Tory MPs led by Chips Channon and Alan Clark, or Labour's Bernard Donoughue, chronicling the baroque mayhem of the later Wilson years.
(17) We had the Baddiel and Skinner song on tape for Euro 96 and my mum playing it in her crusty white Peugeot, and we'd all sing along.
(18) Thirteen of the 15 lambs were affected but the clinical signs were mild; small, discrete, crusty lesions on the inner aspect of the ear at the junction of its anterior and posterior borders were typical.
(19) Serve together, accompanied by some good-quality crusty bread.
(20) In Timothy Crouse’s seminal campaign book, “The Boys on the Bus,” the crusty political reporters settle on the story that they will tell the world at the end of the day.
(superl.) Admitting of being safely trusted; justly deserving confidence; fit to be confided in; trustworthy; reliable.
(superl.) Hence, not liable to fail; strong; firm.
(superl.) Involving trust; as, a trusty business.
(1) In March, the Tories reappointed their trusty old attack dogs, M&C Saatchi, to work alongside the lead agency, Euro RSCG, and M&C Saatchi's chief executive, David Kershaw, wasted no time in setting out his stall, saying: "It's a fallacy that online has replaced offline in terms of media communications."
(2) In such destructive form Ighalo needs only the slightest sniff at goal and typically his trusty sidekick, Troy Deeney, was the provider, heading down a crossfield pass from Almen Abdi.
(3) He is the Princess Di of the political world …" Or of Margaret Thatcher 's trusty bulldog Bernard Ingham: "Brick-red of face, beetling of brow, seemingly built to withstand hurricanes, Sir Bernard resembled a half-timbered bomb shelter."
(4) I finally found my trusty rubber friend amongst kirby grips and tissues, and clumsily put it on, adding buoyantly: “I’m really looking forward to this!” Everything was then going tickety-boo until my rubber friend went off-piste and wedged itself stubbornly somewhere between my cervix and uterus.
(5) In subsequent years, armed with his trusty sword, Excalibur (a superannuated prop from John Boorman 's film of the same name), he persistently challenged the law against assembling at Stonehenge, while the site itself grew increasingly to resemble one of the military encampments on nearby Salisbury Plain.
(6) In the literature exist investigations made to extensive series of patients, with premalignant oral lesions or suspicious of malignancy, in which it has been employed toluidine blue (TB), to verify the trustiness of this method as a resource for support in clinical diagnosis.
(7) It is urgent to create a national trusty and dynamic structure to make possible the organization and coordination of CME and respective evaluation.
(8) Five male establishment trusties with top security clearance were locked in a room for four months and produced a unanimous report recommending some changes, a few of which have made it into law in the USA Freedom Act.
(9) Southampton are without a manager and start pre-season back on trusty square one but still the rumours fly.
(10) According to trusty Wikipedia, Leighton has three children, Steel has three and Rake has four (and five stepchildren).
(11) Part of the reason that we aimed low was our trusty old friend – the Lili model (Leading Indicator for Leading Indicators).
(12) They were cheered on by the trusties of the British press – a fertile recruiting ground for British intelligence and the CIA over many years.
(13) Labour ISC trusty George Howarth implied that the ISC hadn't – indeed, had only examined the issue after the Guardian's exposé in June, which he deemed legitimate but "unwise".
(14) You spend a couple of hours getting to know your trusty steed, learning how to handle him or her, before setting off on a mapped route along the Rota Vicentina, staying in pre-booked guesthouses or hotels en route.
(15) And, in the case of Molly Drake, a trusty outlet for a side of her personality rarely revealed by her outwardly sunny disposition.
(16) Back in London, my trusty e-cig became the object of increasing curiosity.
(17) The Tories' starchy blue "Invitation to Join the Government of Britain" reminds me of a book of trusty, well-established hymns.
(18) For those trusty conservative cliches about getting on and getting ahead are unravelling.
(19) He smiles as he lugs his trusty axe into a waiting car.
(20) "I often," he says, "found myself in a position to discover more about the real lives of stars when my trusty tape recorder was off…" What notes he made are on "scrappy bits of paper" whose relevance only he can understand.