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Definition of Lace
LaceLace 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,
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.
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
4. Spirits added to coffee or some other beverage. [Old
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,
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 piece (Shipbuilding), the main piece of timber which
supports the beak or head projecting beyond the stem of a
Lace pillow, & Pillow lace. See under Pillow.
Lace Lace, v. i.
To be fastened with a lace, or laces; as, these boots lace.
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
, such as knitted
or crocheted lace
. Other laces
such as these
- Look up lace
in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Lace
is a lightweight fabric patterned
with open holes. Lace
(s) may also refer
(1926 film), a...
- The Lace
is the only solo studio album
rock and roll singer Benjamin
Orr, best known
for his work with The Cars. It was released
- Russian lace Idrija lace Schneeberg lace
– since about
1910 Milanese lace Hinojosa lace Peasant lace
of machine-made lace
at first pushed lace
- 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
were a Jamaican-American dancehall/R&B (or reggae
of sisters Nyanda
- 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
- the shoe. Loosening
the lacing allows
the shoe to open wide enough
for the foot to be inserted
or removed. Tightening
off the ends...
is an American television
two-part miniseries, based
on the 1982 bonkbuster novel
of the same name by author Shirley
Conran. The series aired
- Mesh & Lace
is the debut studio album
post-punk band Modern
English. It was released
on 10 April
1981, through record label
4AD. The album
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