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plural of lace
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as in wires
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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as in braids
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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verb

present tense third-person singular of lace
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as in spices
to make more pleasant to the taste by adding something intensely flavored a savory dish laced with saffron and ginger

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“Laces.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/laces. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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