Definition of lace :
1. A fabric of fine threads of linen, silk, cotton, etc., often ornamented with figures; a delicate tissue of thread, much worn as an ornament of dress.
2. A snare or gin, especially one made of interwoven cords; a net.
3. Spirits added to coffee or some other beverage.
4. That which binds or holds, especially by being interwoven; a string, cord, or band, usually one passing through eyelet or other holes, and used in drawing and holding together parts of a garment, of a shoe, of a machine belt, etc.
5. To add spirits to ( a beverage).
6. To adorn with narrow strips or braids of some decorative material; as, cloth laced with silver.
7. To be fastened with a lace, or laces; as, these boots lace.
8. To beat; to lash; to make stripes on.
9. To fasten with a lace; to draw together with a lace passed through eyelet holes; to unite with a lace or laces, or, figuratively. with anything resembling laces.
10. To twine or draw as a lace; to interlace; to intertwine.
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cord (part of speech: noun)
fastener (part of speech: noun)
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fasten (part of speech: verb)
- " Oh, Ma, do you know how this came in Miss King's lace waist? - "Amarilly of Clothes-line Alley", Belle K. Maniates.
- She was working a bit of net into lace. - "What's Mine's Mine V1", George MacDonald.
- Lace for her neck-" and then a sudden idea struck her,-" can you mean a necklace? - "Rosy", Mrs. Molesworth.