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Adjective: encased  in'keyst or en'keyst
  1. Covered or protected with or as if with a case
    "products encased in leatherette";
    - cased, incased
Verb: encase  in'keys or en'keys
  1. Enclose in, or as if in, a case
    "my feet were encased in mud";
    - incase, case

See also: sheathed

Type of: close in, enclose, inclose, shut in

Encyclopedia: Encase