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Definition of Lace

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Lace Lace (l[=a]s), n. [OE. las, OF. laz, F. lacs, dim. lacet, fr. L. laqueus noose, snare; prob. akin to lacere to entice. Cf. Delight, Elicit, Lasso, Latchet.] 1. That which binds or holds, especially by being interwoven; a string, cord, or band, usually one passing through eyelet or other holes, and used in drawing and holding together parts of a garment, of a shoe, of a machine belt, etc. His hat hung at his back down by a lace. --Chaucer. For striving more, the more in laces strong Himself he tied. --Spenser. 2. A snare or gin, especially one made of interwoven cords; a net. [Obs.] --Fairfax. Vulcanus had caught thee [Venus] in his lace. --Chaucer. 3. A fabric of fine threads of linen, silk, cotton, etc., often ornamented with figures; a delicate tissue of thread, much worn as an ornament of dress. Our English dames are much given to the wearing of costlylaces. --Bacon. 4. Spirits added to coffee or some other beverage. [Old Slang] --Addison. Alencon lace, a kind of point lace, entirely of needlework, first made at Alencon in France, in the 17th century. It is very durable and of great beauty and cost. Bone lace, Brussels lace, etc. See under Bone, Brussels, etc. Gold lace, or Silver lace, lace having warp threads of silk, or silk and cotton, and a weft of silk threads covered with gold (or silver), or with gilt. Lace leather, thin, oil-tanned leather suitable for cutting into lacings for machine belts. Lace lizard (Zo["o]l.), a large, aquatic, Australian lizard (Hydrosaurus giganteus), allied to the monitors. Lace paper, paper with an openwork design in imitation of lace. Lace piece (Shipbuilding), the main piece of timber which supports the beak or head projecting beyond the stem of a ship. Lace pillow, & Pillow lace. See under Pillow.
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Lace Lace, v. i. To be fastened with a lace, or laces; as, these boots lace.
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Lace Lace, v. t. To twine or draw as a lace; to interlace; to intertwine. The Gond . . . picked up a trail of the Karela, the vine that bears the bitter wild gourd, and laced it to and fro across the temble door. --Kipling.

Meaning of Lace from wikipedia

- categories, needlelace and bobbin lace,: 122  although there are other types of lace, such as knitted or crocheted lace. Other laces such as these are considered...
- Look up lace in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Lace is a lightweight fabric patterned with open holes. Lace(s) may also refer to: Lace (1926 film), a...
- The Lace is the only solo studio album by American rock and roll singer Benjamin Orr, best known for his work with The Cars. It was released on October...
- Russian lace Idrija lace Schneeberg lacesince about 1910 Milanese lace Hinojosa lace Peasant lace The advent of machine-made lace at first pushed lace-makers...
- A lace wig or a lace front wig is a special type of hairpiece or wig in which human hair or synthetic hair is tied by hand to a sheer lace base which goes...
- Brick & Lace were a Jamaican-American dancehall/R&B (or reggae fusion) musical duo consisting of sisters Nyanda and Nailah Thorbourne. According to Billboard...
- Black Lace is a British pop band, best known for novelty party records, including their biggest hit, "Agadoo". The band first came to the public eye after...
- the shoe. Loosening the lacing allows the shoe to open wide enough for the foot to be inserted or removed. Tightening the lacing and tying off the ends...
- Lace is an American television two-part miniseries, based on the 1982 bonkbuster novel of the same name by author Shirley Conran. The series aired on ABC...
- Mesh & Lace is the debut studio album by English post-punk band Modern English. It was released on 10 April 1981, through record label 4AD. The album was...