enlace

verb

en·​lace in-ˈlās How to pronounce enlace (audio)
en-
enlaced; enlacing; enlaces

Examples of enlace in a Sentence

enlaced the strips of leather to create a decorative headband
Recent Examples on the Web Philip Chasen, an antiques dealer in East Norwich, N.Y., said that few other enthusiasts specialized as intently as Mr. Hancock, although Mr. Chasen did have one customer who sought only Tiffany desk sets enlaced in grapevine filigree. New York Times, 8 May 2018 As the couple pull toward each other, her hands around his neck, his grasping the waistband of her jeans, billowing red and orange hues enlace all around them, bathing them in what seems like an ethereal manifestation of their love. Adam Davidson, The New Yorker, 3 Mar. 2017

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Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of enlace was in the 14th century

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Cite this Entry

“Enlace.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/enlace. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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