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Webster 1913 Edition


Encase

En-case′

,
Verb.
T.
[Cf.
Enchase
.]
To inclose in or as if in a case. See
Incase
.
Beau. & Fl.

Webster 1828 Edition


Encase

ENCA'SE

,
Verb.
T.
To inclose or confine in a case or cover.

Definition 2023


encase

encase

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encase (third-person singular simple present encases, present participle encasing, simple past and past participle encased)

  1. To enclose, as in a case.
    • 1918, Wilhelm Muehlon, The vandal of Europe:
      They always appeared to me like asses who gladly incase themselves in lions' skins and cheer themselves with the idea that all the world about them consists also of similarly disguised asses.

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