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noun (countable and uncountable; plural laces)
  1. (uncountable) A light fabric containing patterns of holes, usually built up from a single thread.
  2. (countable) A cord or ribbon passed through eyelets in a shoe or garment, pulled tight and tied to fasten the shoe or garment firmly.
verb (lac, ing)
  1. (transitive) To fasten (something) with laces.
  2. (transitive) To add alcohol, poison, a drug or anything else potentially harmful to (food or drink).
  3. (transitive) To interweave items. (lacing one's fingers together)
  4. (transitive) To interweave the spokes of a bicycle wheel
Etymology: Old French las > Vulgar Latin
  • laceum > Latin laqueus



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