encase

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From en- +‎ case.

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encase (third-person singular simple present encases, present participle encasing, simple past and past participle encased)

  1. To enclose, as in a case.
    • 1918, Wilhelm Muehlon, The vandal of Europe:
      They always appeared to me like asses who gladly incase themselves in lions' skins and cheer themselves with the idea that all the world about them consists also of similarly disguised asses.

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