Definition of Enchase. Meaning of Enchase. Synonyms of Enchase

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Definition of Enchase

Enchase En*chase", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Enchased; p. pr. & vb. n. Enchasing.] [F. ench[^a]sser; pref. en- (L. in) + ch[^a]sse box containing relics, frame, case, the same word as caisse case. See 1st Case, and cf. Chase, Encase, Incase.] 1. To incase or inclose in a border or rim; to surround with an ornamental casing, as a gem with gold; to encircle; to inclose; to adorn. Enchased with a wanton ivy twine. --Spenser. An precious stones, in studs of gold enchased, The shaggy velvet of his buskins graced. --Mickle. 2. To chase; to ornament by embossing or engraving; as, to enchase a watch case. With golden letters . . . well enchased. --Spenser. 3. To delineate or describe, as by writing. [Obs.] All which . . . for to enchase, Him needeth sure a golden pen, I ween. --Spenser.

Meaning of Enchase from wikipedia

- Porta Pia is dedicated to him). Some remains of the gate are still visible enchased in the wall along Viale dei Bastioni di Michelangelo: they are a linear...