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The answer CASING is rarely seen, appearing only about once every 1800 puzzles.

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CASING as a noun:

1. (shell, case, casing) = the housing or outer covering of something; "the clock has a walnut case"
2. the outermost covering of a pneumatic tire
3. (casing, case) = the enclosing frame around a door or window opening; "the casings had rotted away and had to be replaced"

CASE as a verb:

1. look over, usually with the intention to rob; "They men cased the housed"
2. (encase, incase, case) = enclose in, or as if in, a case; "my feet were encased in mud"