Encheason
Encheson En*che"son, Encheason En*chea"son, n. [OF. enchaison, fr. L. incidere to happen; in + cadere to fall.] Occasion, cause, or reason. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

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  • encheason — noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English enchesoun, from Old French enchaison, alteration (influenced by Old French en en (I)) of achaison, modification (influenced by Old French a , from Latin ad ) of Latin occasion , occasio more at occasion o …   Useful english dictionary

  • Encheson — En*che son, Encheason En*chea son, n. [OF. enchaison, fr. L. incidere to happen; in + cadere to fall.] Occasion, cause, or reason. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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