1. v. t. To cover or protect with, or as with, a case; to inclose.
2. v. t. To strip the skin from; as, to case a box.
3. n. Chance; accident; hap; opportunity.
4. n. That which befalls, comes, or happens; an event; an instance; a circumstance, or all the circumstances; condition; state of things; affair; as, a strange case; a case of injustice; the case of the Indian tribes.
5. n. A patient under treatment; an instance of sickness or injury; as, ten cases of fever; also, the history of a disease or injury.
6. n. The matters of fact or conditions involved in a suit, as distinguished from the questions of law; a suit or action at law; a cause.
7. n. One of the forms, or the inflections or changes of form, of a noun, pronoun, or adjective, which indicate its relation to other words, and in the aggregate constitute its declension; the relation which a noun or pronoun sustains to some other word.
8. v. i. To propose hypothetical cases
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And the officers of the children of Israel did see that they were in evil case, after it was said, Ye shall not minish ought from your bricks of your daily task.
And this is the case of the slayer, which shall flee thither, that he may live: Whoso killeth his neighbour ignorantly, whom he hated not in time past;
Thou shalt not see the brother's ox or his sheep go astray, and hide thyself from them: thou shalt in any case bring them again unto thy brother.