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encasement

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something that encloses another thing especially to protect it
  • an encasement of several inches of silt had helped to preserve the sunken remains of the historic ship

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The first known use of encasement was in 1741

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“Encasement.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/encasement. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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