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lace

noun

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1 a length of braided, flexible material that is used for tying or connecting things
  • I had to replace the lace of my shoe because it kept breaking whenever I pulled the knot too tight

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2 a length of something formed of three or more strands woven together
  • there will be gold lace decorating both sleeves of the new uniform

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lace

verb

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1 to cause to twine about one another
  • the gardener laced the shoots of ivy around the trellis to direct their growth

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2 to scatter or set here and there among other things
  • the decorator laced small mirrors among the knickknacks for added effect

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4 to make more pleasant to the taste by adding something intensely flavored
  • a savory dish laced with saffron and ginger

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5 to alter (something) for the worse with the addition of foreign or lower-grade substances
  • animal control fed the bear food laced with a sedative

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The first known use of lace was in the 13th century

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“Lace.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/lace. Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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