Definition of enchase in English:

enchase

Pronunciation: /enˈCHās//inˈCHās/

verb

[WITH OBJECT]
  • 1 Decorate (a piece of jewelry or work of art) by inlaying, engraving, or carving.

    • ‘The caisson ceiling was elaborately decorated with exquisitely enchased mosaic frescos.’
    • ‘Tanen made a warning gesture, they leant against an enchased marble wall.’
    inset, set, enchased, ornamented, decorated, studded, lined, panelled, tiled
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    1. 1.1 Place (a jewel) in a setting.

Origin

Late Middle English (in the sense decorate with figures in relief): from Old French enchasser set gems, encase from en- in + chasse a case.

Pronunciation:

enchase

/enˈCHās//inˈCHās/