Usage examples for encased

  1. Her hands were encased in white cotton gloves, which did not fit. – Lavender and Old Lace by Myrtle Reed
  2. The child was dressed in white; in its tiny hands was a bouquet of flowers; the feet were encased in small white slippers; lighted candles surrounded the body. – Where Strongest Tide Winds Blew by Robert McReynolds
  3. In another moment my left hand was encased in a curious steel glove, which held the fingers widely separated in rigid iron stalls. – First Person Paramount by Ambrose Pratt
  4. The antique city, so superbly encased with lofty mountains, is as proud as it is singular, depending on its own resources, and not putting on a smile to attract the stranger. – Holidays in Eastern France by Matilda Betham-Edwards
  5. The bills were heavy, and had not Rita been encased by an armor of trusty steel, wrought from the links of her happiness, her soft, white form would have been pierced through and through by the tough, ashen shafts of her mother's relentless cruelty. – A Forest Hearth: A Romance of Indiana in the Thirties by Charles Major
  6. Her legs were encased in nice black stockings, and her small dainty feet wore shining shoes with buckles. – The Children of Wilton Chase by Mrs. L. T. Meade
  7. This leader was followed by a band of equally singular character; long men on short horses, little boys on enormous bony Rozinantes, picked up from off the commons; men enclosed in hogsheads, with only head, feet and arms visible; men encased even to helmet and visor in wicker- work armour, and a thousand other knights of fanciful costume, and all marching with heroic step to the martial clangor of tin pans, the braying of milkhorns, the shrill sound of whistles, the piping of cat- calls, and the ceaseless din of penny- trumpets and cornstalk fiddles. – The History of Louisville, from the Earliest Settlement till the Year 1852 by Ben Casseday
  8. The soft nerve tissue that extends from the medulla almost to the end of the spinal column, being encased by it. – A Handbook of Health by Woods Hutchinson
  9. Her shapely legs were bare, the feet encased in heelless sandals of leather. – Warrior of the Dawn by Howard Carleton Browne
  10. 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
  11. Her father, stifling a sigh, turned slowly, pushed a chair to the fire and settled into it, his rubber- encased knees wide apart, so that the warmth of the blaze could reach most of his body. – Peter A Novel of Which He is Not the Hero by F. Hopkinson Smith
  12. 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
  13. The brick walls were encased in alabaster slabs carved with figure subjects in low relief, some of which are in the British Museum, and galleries, rising from columns with capitals that foreshadowed Greek forms, admitted air and light freely. – Architecture by Nancy R E Meugens Bell
  14. The Bishop became encased in ice. – The Pastor's Wife by Elizabeth von Arnim
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. From hundreds of fissures in the adjoining mountain from base to summit, issue hot sulphur vapors, the apertures through which they escape being encased in thick incrustations of sulphur, which in many instances is perfectly pure. – The Discovery of Yellowstone Park by Nathaniel Pitt Langford
  18. But Ben was pleading in a broken voice for one sight of the old home with its boyhood memories clustering about its modest front and I was afraid he'd get to crying, so I give in wearily and we was once more encased in taxicabs and on our way to the sacred scene. – Somewhere in Red Gap by Harry Leon Wilson
  19. 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
  20. For the first time her wet skirt exposed her feet, encased in torn stockings. – The Abandoned Room by Wadsworth Camp