Pronunciation: lās
n.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.
2.A snare or gin, especially one made of interwoven cords; a net.
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.
4.Spirits added to coffee or some other beverage.
AlenÇon lace
a kind of point lace, entirely of needlework, first made at AlenÇon in France, in the 17th century. It is very durable and of great beauty and cost.
Bone lace
etc. See under Bone, Brussels, etc.
Gold 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
(Zool.) 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
See under Pillow.
v. t.1.To fasten with a lace; to draw together with a lace passed through eyelet holes; to unite with a lace or laces, or, figuratively. with anything resembling laces.
[imp. & p. p. Laced (āst); p. pr. & vb. n. Lacing .]
2.To adorn with narrow strips or braids of some decorative material; as, cloth laced with silver.
3.To beat; to lash; to make stripes on.
I'll lace your coat for ye.
- L'Estrange.
4.To add something to (a food or beverage) so as to impart flavor, pungency, or some special quality; as, to lace a punch with alcohol; to lace the Kool-Aid with LSD.
5.To twine or draw as a lace; to interlace; to intertwine.
v. i.1.To be fastened with a lace, or laces; as, these boots lace.
Noun1.Lacelace - a cord that is drawn through eyelets or around hooks in order to draw together two edges (as of a shoe or garment)
Synonyms: lacing
2.lace - a delicate decorative fabric woven in an open web of symmetrical patterns
Verb1.lace - spin or twist together so as to form a cord; "intertwine the ribbons"; "Twine the threads into a rope"
2.lace - make by braiding or interlacing; "lace a tablecloth"
Synonyms: braid, plait
3.lace - do lacework; "The Flemish women were lacing in front of the cathedral"
4.lace - draw through eyes or holes; "lace the shoelaces"
Synonyms: lace up
5.lace - add alcohol beverages
Synonyms: fortify, spike
Lace - Language for Assembling Classes in Eiffel. Specifies how to assemble an Eiffel system : in which directories to find the clusters, which class to use as the root, permits class renaming to avoid name clashes. "Eiffel: The Language", Bertrand Meyer, P-H 1992.
To see your lover wearing lace in your dream, signifies fidelity in love. To see lace in your dream, symbolizes your realization of your heart's desires. To dream that you are making lace, signifies that you will marry well.Brussels point, Roman lace, Shetland lace, Venetian point, adulterate, arabesque, assail, assault, attack, band, bandage, basketry, basketwork, bastardize, baste, bastinado, beat, belabor, belt, bend, berate, bind, bind up, birch, brace, braid, buffet, bundle, cancellation, cane, castigate, chain, cinch, cloth, club, contaminate, cord, corrupt, cowhide, cross-hatching, crossing-out, cudgel, cut, debase, denaturalize, denature, dilute, do up, doctor, doctor up, drapery, drub, enlace, entwine, etoffe, fabric, fall on, fall upon, felt, filet lace, filigree, fillet, flagellate, flail, flog, fortify, fret, fretwork, fustigate, gird, girdle, girt, girth, give a whipping, give the stick, goods, grate, grating, grid, gridiron, grille, grillwork, hachure, hatching, horsewhip, interknit, interlace, interlacement, intertexture, intertie, intertissue, intertwine, intertwinement, intertwist, interweave, intort, knit, knout, lacery, lacework, lacing, lash, lattice, latticework, lay into, lay on, leash, light into, loom, loop, mat, material, mesh, meshes, meshwork, napery, needlepoint, net, netting, network, noose, pistol-whip, plait, pleach, plexure, plexus, point, pollute, pommel, pounce on, pounce upon, pummel, raddle, rag, rawhide, reticle, reticulation, reticule, reticulum, revile, riddle, rope, scold, scourge, screen, screening, set upon, shoelace, shoestring, sieve, silk, smite, spank, spike, splice, strap, strengthen, string, stripe, stuff, swaddle, swathe, swinge, switch, tamper with, tatting, textile, textile fabric, texture, thong, thrash, thread, thump, tie, tie up, tissu, tissue, tracery, trellis, trelliswork, trounce, truncheon, truss, twill, twine, twist, upbraid, wallop, water, water down, wattle, weave, weaving, web, webbing, webwork, weft, whale, whip, whop, wicker, wickerwork, wire, woof, wool, wrap, wrap up, wreathe
Translate Lace to Spanish, Translate Lace to German, Translate Lace to French
labyrinthine sense
labyrinthine vein
lac dye
Lac lake
lac wax
Laccopetalum giganteum
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lace bug
lace card
lace fern
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Lace leather
Lace lizard
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Lace paper
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