1Decorate (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.
Late Middle English (in the sense 'decorate with figures in relief'): from Old French enchasser 'set gems, encase', from en- 'in' + chasse 'a case'.
Words that rhyme with enchaseabase, ace, apace, backspace, base, bass, brace, case, chase, dace, efface, embrace, encase, enlace, face, grace, interlace, interspace, in-your-face, lace, mace, misplace, outface, outpace, pace, place, plaice, race, space, Thrace, trace, upper case
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