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encasement


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Encasement  \En*case"ment\,  n.  [Cf.  {Casement}.] 
  1.  The  act  of  encasing;  also  that  which  encases. 
 
  2.  (Biol.)  An  old  theory  of  generation  similar  to 
  embo[^i]tement.  See  {Ovulist}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  encasement 
  n  :  the  act  of  enclosing  something  in  a  case  [syn:  {incasement}] 




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