Lace definitions

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A cord or ribbon used to draw and tie together two opposite edges, as of a shoe.
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A delicate fabric made of yarn or thread in an open weblike pattern.
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Gold or silver braid ornamenting an officer's uniform.
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To thread a cord through the eyelets or around the hooks of.
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To pull or pass through; intertwine.

Lace garlands through a trellis.

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To trim or decorate with or as if with lace.
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To streak with color.
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To give a beating to; thrash.

Laced his opponent in the second round.

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To draw together and tie the laces of.
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To restrain or constrict by tightening laces, especially of a corset.
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To add a touch of flavor to.
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To add a substance, especially an intoxicant or narcotic, to.

Laced the eggnog with rum and brandy.

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To add or intersperse with something in order to produce a certain effect.
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To be fastened or tied with laces or a lace.
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A string, ribbon, etc. used to draw together and fasten the parts of a shoe, corset, etc. by being drawn through eyelets or over hooks.
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An ornamental braid of gold or silver, for trimming uniforms, hats, etc.
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A fine netting or openwork fabric of cotton, polyester, etc., woven in ornamental designs.
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To draw the ends of (a garment, shoe, etc.) together and fasten with a lace.
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To compress the waist of by lacing a corset, etc.
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To pass (a cord, etc.) in and out through eyelets, fabric, etc.
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To weave together; intertwine.
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To ornament with or as with lace.
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To streak, as with color.
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To diversify, as with a contrasting element.
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To thrash; whip.
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To hit hard.

The batter laced the ball into center field.

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To add a dash of alcoholic liquor to (a beverage)
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To add a small amount of a substance to (something to be ingested), as to render it flavorful, potent, toxic, etc.

Brownies laced with marijuana.

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To be fastened with a lace.

Shoes that lace easily.

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To attack physically or verbally.
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(uncountable) A light fabric containing patterns of holes, usually built up from a single thread.
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(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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A snare or gin, especially one made of interwoven cords; a net.

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To fasten (something) with laces.
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To add alcohol, poison, a drug or anything else potentially harmful to (food or drink).
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To interweave items. (lacing one's fingers together)
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To interweave the spokes of a bicycle wheel.
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To beat; to lash; to make stripes on.
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To adorn with narrow strips or braids of some decorative material.

Cloth laced with silver.

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Origin of lace

Middle English from Old French las noose, string from Vulgar Latin laceum from Latin laqueus noose probably akin to lacere to entice, ensnare