Definition of lacing:
- A lace; specifically ( Mach.), a thong of thin leather for uniting the ends of belts.
- A rope or line passing through eyelet holes in the edge of a sail or an awning to attach it to a yard, gaff, etc.
- A system of bracing bars, not crossing each other in the middle, connecting the channel bars of a compound strut.
- of Lace
- The act of securing, fastening, or tightening, with a lace or laces.
fastening (part of speech: verb)
- "Christopher and Columbus", Countess Elizabeth Von Arnim.
It was splendid to skim down those long wonderful avenues of crusted snow, with the mossy grey boles on either hand, and overhead the lacing, leafless boughs, I just drank in the air and the beauty until my very soul was thrilling, and I went on and on and on until I was most delightfully lost.- "Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1907 to 1908", Lucy Maud Montgomery.
- "The Eye of Osiris", R. Austin Freeman.