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lacing

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 a length of braided, flexible material that is used for tying or connecting things
  • stopped briefly to tighten the lacing on his shoe

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2 a length of something formed of three or more strands woven together
  • the lacing on the uniform gives it a smart look

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lacing

verb
present participle of lace

Synonyms & Antonyms of lacing (Entry 2 of 2)

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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The first known use of lacing was in the 15th century

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“Lacing.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/lacing. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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