[en-keys] /ɛnˈkeɪs/

verb (used with object), encased, encasing.
to enclose in or as in a :
We encased the ancient vase in glass to preserve it.
(transitive) to place or enclose in or as if in a case

1630s, from en- (1) “make, put in” + case (n.2). Related: Encased; encasing.


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