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Meaning of lace by Wiktionary Dictionary

lace


    Etymology

    From Old French las, from Vulgar Latin *laceum, based on Latin laqueus

    Pronunciation

    • ( UK, US ) IPA: /ˈleɪs/
    • Rhymes: -eɪs

    Noun

    lace ( countable and uncountable; plural: laces )

    1. ( uncountable ) A light fabric containing patterns of holes, usually built up from a single thread .
    2. ( countable ) A cord or ribbon passed through eyelets in a shoe or garment, pulled tight and tied to fasten the shoe or garment firmly .

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    • Alec


Explanation of lace by Wordnet Dictionary

lace


    Verb
    1. add alcohol to ( beverages )

    2. spin,wind, or twist together

    3. draw through eyes or holes

    4. lace the shoelaces
    5. do lacework

    6. The Flemish women were lacing in front of the cathedral
    7. make by braiding or interlacing

    8. lace a tablecloth
    Noun
    1. a delicate decorative fabric woven in an open web of symmetrical patterns

    2. a cord that is drawn through eyelets or around hooks in order to draw together two edges ( as of a shoe or garment )