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enlace

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verb en·lace \in-ˈlās, en-\

Definition of enlace

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  encircle, enfold

  3. 2 :  entwine, interlace



Examples of enlace in a sentence

  1. <enlaced the strips of leather to create a decorative headband>



Origin of enlace

Middle English, from Anglo-French enlacer to ensnare, from en- + lace lace


First Known Use: 14th century


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