enlace[en lās′, in-]
- to wind about as with a lace or laces; encircle; enfold
- to entangle; interlace
- to cover as with lace or netting
Origin: Middle English enlacen ; from Old French enlacer ; from en-, inch(es) plush lacer, to tie, tangle ; from Classical Latin laqueare ; from laqueus, a noose: see lace
- enlacement noun
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also in·lacetransitive verb en·laced also in·laced, en·lac·ing also in·lac·ing, en·lac·es also in·lac·es
- To wrap or wind about with or as if with a lace or laces; encircle.
- To interlace; entwine.
- en·laceˈment noun