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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of encase.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. covered or protected with or as if with a case.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. covered or protected with or as if with a case


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  • Well, it seems Count Rumford also has his name encased in this sponge cake based, meringue topped insulated ice cream dish.

    Benjamin Thompson, Count Rumford

  • He would then in return at a later date with at least one accomplice -- in at least some cases believed to have been Gary or Shaheed -- and a large amount of counterfeit coins encased in an intricate wrapping, Bianchi said. - News

  • The files all had tiny labels encased in plastic tabs arranged so they made a neat diagonal from left to right.

    Echo Burning

  • The men have hanging from their girdles their flint and tinder, knife-case, powder-horn, and, stuck through the girdle from right to left is a sword encased in a sheath made sometimes of wood, but often of metal inlaid with silver and stones.

    With the Tibetans in Tent and Temple: Narrative of Four Years' Residence on the Tibetan Borders, and of a Journey into the Far Interior

  • His feet were encased in buskins, a sash of black and yellow passed over his left shoulder and was knotted upon his right hip, while at his left dangled a short sword encased in a jewelled scabbard, supported by a jewelled belt or chain of broad links, all made of the same gold-like metal.

    In Search of El Dorado

  • Sir William Wallace gave "a heavy sword encased in a brass scabbard," and naively explaining which Sir William Wallace it was, lest we get the wrong one by the hassock; this is the one "from whose patriotism and bravery comes that heart-stirring air, 'Scots wha hae wi' Wallace bled. '"

    Christian Science

  • Nothing says labeling yourself an alcoholic with name encased shot glasses, but my personal favorite one is the Red Sox one.

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  • MUSIK VON HARMONIA sports a brash, bold, comic-book art drawing of a simple bottle of detergent with the bands name encased in a spiky yellow explosion of a speech bubble.

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  • "It's very gauzy and kind of encased in fluff and nostalgia, and it doesn't express the real history of the parkway at all."

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  • The WoW Tag is a weldable tag encased in steel (see tag is encased in vulcanized rubber to protect it from harsh environments, and is also impact-resistant, having proven itself to remain undamaged when struck by a sledgehammer. NEWS RSS Feed


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