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1Decorate (a piece of jewelry or work of art) by inlaying, engraving, or carving.
inset, set, enchased, ornamented, decorated, studded, lined, panelled, tiledView synonyms
- ‘Tanen made a warning gesture, they leant against an enchased marble wall.’
- ‘The caisson ceiling was elaborately decorated with exquisitely enchased mosaic frescos.’
- 1.1 Place (a jewel) in a setting.
Late Middle English: from Old French enchasser ‘set gems, encase’, from en- ‘in’ + chasse ‘a case’.
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