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encasement

or incasement

[en-keys-muh nt or in-keys-muh nt] /ɛnˈkeɪs mənt or ɪnˈkeɪs mənt/
noun
1.
the act of encasing.
2.
the state of being encased.
3.
something that encases; case.
Origin of encasement
1735-1745
First recorded in 1735-45; encase + -ment

incase

[in-keys] /ɪnˈkeɪs/
verb (used with object), incased, incasing.
1.
Related forms
incasement, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for incasement

incase

/ɪnˈkeɪs/
verb
1.
a variant spelling of encase
Derived Forms
incasement, noun
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