Usage examples for encased

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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