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encase (v.)

"to enclose in a case," 1630s, from en- (1) "make, put in" + case (n.2). Related: Encased; encasing.

updated on May 09, 2020

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Definitions of encase from WordNet

encase (v.)
enclose in, or as if in, a case;
my feet were encased in mud
Synonyms: incase / case
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