- to place (gems) in an ornamental setting.
- to decorate with inlay, embossing, or engraving.
Origin of enchase
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She may turn out to be a pearl of a wife, this young lady whom you are requested to enchase in gold.Major Frank
A. L. G. Bosboom-Toussaint
- (tr) a less common word for chase 1 (def. 3)
C15: from Old French enchasser to enclose, set, from en- 1 + casse case ²
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