Webster's Dictionary 1828 - Online Edition

Webster's Dictionary 1828

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ENCHA'SE, verb transitive [Eng. a case.]

1. To infix or inclose in another body so as to be held fast, but not concealed.

2. Technically, to adorn by embossed work; to enrich or beautify any work in metal, by some design or figure in low relief, as a watch case.

3. To adorn by being fixed on it.

To drink in bowls which glittering gems enchase

4. To mark by incision.

5. To delineate.