- to enclose in or as in a case: We encased the ancient vase in glass to preserve it.
Origin of encase
Related Words for encasedrape, hide, swaddle, swathe, shroud, immerse, cover, cloak, bundle, sheathe, fold, enclose, bandage, bind, clothe, pack, encase, unite, strap, restrict
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In 1870 it was customary to encase the sandwiches in pressed sole leather.Peck's Sunshine
George W. Peck
Angelo cut a stout cloth to encase each of her feet, and bound them in it.Vittoria, Complete
They encase it in propolis, which preserves it from putrefaction.The Insect World
The true method is to encase the building in a network of rods, when it will take its charge quietly like a Leyden jar.
Her patient fairly off her hands, Mona seemed to encase herself with a cold reserve, as in a shell.A Veldt Official
- (tr) to place or enclose in or as if in a case