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crusty

Ornery, irritable, and, often, outspoken. He's the crusty veteran of the team—I wouldn't mess with him. Please, Phil was crusty when he was younger too—turning 50 has nothing to do with his current crankiness.

crusty

mod. feisty; gruff. (Very old, 1500s.) Unlike most crusty, old men, Jed hasn’t a single redeeming quality.
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| Millennium House, 60, Victoria Street, Liverpool The Piazza Liverpool at the Metropolitan Cathedral Piazza scouse with crusty bread and beetroot or red cabbage.
Additionally, the Crusty Bites element of the catering tuition also includes an invaluable opportunity to learn the various business aspects of the ever growing catering industry.
Then her face broke out, with yellow crusty lesions, swellings and oozing lymph fluid all over; so much that her left eye was closed due to the crusty swellings.
The new Country Choice Batched Brown Crusty Rolls are made from a blend of European and Canadian flour and combined with eight-hour-aged dough to give a distinctive flavour, a light moist texture and a golden crisp crust.
So if we sat old OL' Crusty down in the test cell and showed him how the EGT/CHT traces behave, what the temperatures and pressures in a cylinder look like, he would then have at least the vaguest clue of how combustion really works.
Something many of us have little trouble doing, even more so with the free WiFi Crusty offer for customers.
Also by Alex Robinson, a new edition of "Box Office Poison" (1891830198, $29.95) is a 608-page graphic novel for the mature reader with its themes of dreary jobs, comic books, love, sex, messy apartments, girlfriends, undisclosed pasts, and crusty old professionals.
Their colors are crepuscular, dingy or faded; the cats have a brackish tinge, and in some drawings the entire paper has been steeped in ink or watercolor, giving them a dark, crusty depth.
I might finish off with another green salad, then crusty bread and Brie and, finally, chocolate mousse (with a little whipped cream).
We are set up for the typical upbeat but zany ending as we glimpse crusty old Frank reading Yeats and Gaelic and attending daily Mass, but then the story winds down to its sucker punch ending.
Along with sections on "Before you begin" and "Cooking hints", the individual dishes range from Cheesy Beef Burgers; to Crusty Bread Pizzas, to Shrimp and Pepper Curry, and so many more!
Repeated freezing and thawing, he says, creates a very hard, crusty layer on the ground that makes it hard for the caribou to reach the lichen that is their major food source.
But measuring the streams' gases can be tricky: Most lava is tucked beneath crusty chutes called lava tubes.
Opening the volumes also required reverence because the pages are now so thin and crusty that they tear easily.
Harvey Shepherd of the Montreal Gazette reported on December 6, 2003, that because they feel the Eucharist has failed to fulfill this purpose, the time has come to remodel it into the celebration of intimate "sacred" meals, with family-like meals and hearty chunks of crusty bread, as well as wine, soup, other food, Scripture readings, singing and discussion, often in the absence of a priest.