Crusty

Ill-tempered, apt to take offence. This is formed from the old word crous, cross, peevish.

Azeyn [against] hem was he kene ane crous,
And said, `Goth out my Fader hous.' 

Cursor Mundi.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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