enchase

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To decorate with jewels, or with inlaid ornament
To be a setting for

My ragged rimes are all too rude and bace, / Her heauenly lineaments for to enchace.

To set (a gemstone etc) into
{v} to set in gold, silver to adorn
{v} enrage, provoke, fret, chase
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
To set a gemstone into an item of jewelry
To chase; to ornament by embossing or engraving; as, to enchase a watch case
{f} insert gems in a decorative setting; ornament by embossing or engraving; incase or inclose in a border or rim
To delineate or describe, as by writing
enchase

    Hyphenation

    en·chase

    Pronunciation

    Etymology

    [ in-'chAs ] (transitive verb.) 15th century. Middle English, to emboss, from Middle French enchasser to enshrine, set, from en- + chasse reliquary, from Latin capsa case; more at CASE.

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