lace

All Noun
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  • However, the practice is still being used to create laces in third world countries.
  • The album is laced with hope for the future all the way through.
  • Most are connected with the town's development as a lace-making centre.
  • No one could work with them laces a-falling down all over their fingers. Cited from Six Plays, by Florence Henrietta Darwin
  • She then taught the technique to local women and thus the school of lace began.
  • He dropped the box, and the rich laces fell over her feet. Cited from The Fatal Glove, by Clara Augusta Jones Trask
  • Two or three beautiful women well known in society killed themselves last year by tight lacing. Cited from Manners and Social Usages, Mrs. J.M.E.W. Sherwood
  • Lace again became popular and was used all over the dress.
  • The city has been well known for lace production since the 17th Century.
  • Little boys, before they were strong enough to work in the fields, were also taught to make lace.
  • None of these offered any great improvement, and lacing them up was even more difficult than before.
  • He saw now, between the laces of her summer dress that she was wearing them. Cited from Ladies Must Live, by Alice Duer Miller
  • Lace schools were one of the more common industries in the area in the past.
  • Is it a fact that the deep laces round the border is still the fashion? Cited from The Contrast, by Royall Tyler
  • A lace museum has been opened in a former workshop in the town centre.
  • Examples of lace making, engineering and furniture making can still be found today.
  • All the women made ribbon and lace that gave them some income to support themselves.
  • After leaving school he worked as a lace warehouse assistant in the city.
  • Nevertheless, the rival team was lacing his best efforts to all parts of the field. Cited from Don Strong, Patrol Leader, by William Heyliger
  • It is believed that once the invisible lace has been cut, the child will walk.
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Meaning of lace

  • noun A cord that is drawn through eyelets or around hooks in order to draw together two edges (as of a shoe or garment)
  • noun A delicate decorative fabric woven in an open web of symmetrical patterns
  • verb Do lacework
    The Flemish women were lacing in front of the cathedral
  • verb Draw through eyes or holes
    lace the shoelaces