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verb (used with object), in·cased, in·cas·ing.
  1. encase.
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Related formsin·case·ment, noun
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Historical Examples of incase

  • These duffles are cut into the form of a slipper and incase the stockings of the feet.

    Ethnology of the Ungava District, Hudson Bay Territory

    Lucien Turner

  • For Frances was very tactful, and if she governed with a rod of iron, she was clever enough to incase it well in silk.

  • In the first place, an elaborately embroidered bodice must be made to incase Siegfrid's charming figure as if in a coat of enamel.

  • And incase God grant vs ane hapy swccess in this errand, I hope baith to haif yowr lo.

British Dictionary definitions for incase


  1. a variant spelling of encase
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Derived Formsincasement, noun
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