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Usage examples for encased

  1. A crab, being encased in an unyielding shell, is able to increase its growth only by " casting" its shell and developing one of larger size over its increased bulk. – Feminism and Sex-Extinction by Arabella Kenealy
  2. There is also a case mentioned of a ship in the Persian Gulf which, in the course of twenty months, had her copper encased with living coral to the thickness of two feet. – The Ocean and its Wonders by R.M. Ballantyne
  3. A swinging light seemed to bring into greater relief that peculiar encased casket- like security of the low- timbered, tightly- fitting apartment, with its toy- like utilities of space, and made the pretty oval face of Rosey Nott appear a characteristic ornament. – Frontier Stories by Bret Harte
  4. As she moves to and fro she catches sight of herself reflected in one of the many mirrors encased in what were once gorgeous frames hanging on the wall. – The Italians by Frances Elliot
  5. The two daughters of the anabaptist- one tall, thin, and pale, with her large flat feet encased in round shoes, her red hair fastened up in a little black cap, her blue stuff dress falling in folds to her heels; the other fat, slowly lifting up one foot after the other, and waddling along like a duck- forming a striking contrast to Louise. – The Invasion of France in 1814 by Émile Erckmann Alexandre Chatrian
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