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Encase   /ɛnkˈeɪs/   Listen
Encase

verb
1.
Enclose in, or as if in, a case.  Synonyms: case, incase.



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"Encase" Quotes from Famous Books



... her, as Satan, whom we abusively call'd Devil, was an immortal Seraph, and of an original angelic Nature, so abstracted from any thing wicked, he was a most glorious Being; that when he thought fit to encase himself with Flesh, and walk about in Disguise, it was in his Power equally with the other Angels to make the Form he took upon himself be as he thought fit, ...
— The History of the Devil - As Well Ancient as Modern: In Two Parts • Daniel Defoe

... binding at the top to the finish at the toe, there is a beautiful unity about their well-conceived proportions: kindly considerate of the calf, amiably inclined to the instep, and devotedly serviceable to the whole foot, they shed their protecting influence over all they encase. They are walked about in not only as protectors of the feet, but of the honour of the wearer. Quarrel with a man if you like, let your passion get its steam up even to blood-heat, be magnificent while glancing at your adversary's Brutus, grand as you survey his chin, heroic ...
— Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 1, July 24, 1841 • Various



Words linked to "Encase" :   sack, pack, package, crate, close in, box, shut in, inclose, enclose



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