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Definition of Lace

Lace

  1. 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.
  2. A snare or gin, especially one made of interwoven cords; a net.
  3. 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.
  4. Spirits added to coffee or some other beverage.
  5. 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.
  6. To adorn with narrow strips or braids of some decorative material; as, cloth laced with silver.
  7. To beat; to lash; to make stripes on.
  8. To add spirits to (a beverage).
  9. To be fastened with a lace, or laces; as, these boots lace.
  10. To twine or draw as a lace; to interlace; to intertwine.

Lace Quotations

My style is definitely schizophrenic; it does change from day to day a lot. It depends on my mood: sometimes I'll be going through a girly, childlike stage and wear a pretty lace dress with a bow in my hair. Then sometimes I'll be moody and just wear black.
Amber Le Bon

I have loved corsets since I was small. When I was a child, my grandmother took me to an exhibition, and they had a corset on display. I loved the flesh color, the salmon satin, the lace.
Jean Paul Gaultier

Knitwear can play a vital part in layering. The simplicity of a lightweight cardigan makes it one of the best ways to layer outfits. I love granddad cardis for winter, worn over a vintage lace shirt, waistcoat and full skirt with slouchy boots.
Twiggy

I have a showroom where we experiment with twelve cakes. We develop sketches and ideas for cakes for the next season. We work with the top fashion designers to see what type of lace they are using or work with the top florist for us to be able to make various sugar roses or flowers.
Ron Ben-Israel

It is difficult to see why lace should be so expensive; it is mostly holes.
Mary Wilson Little
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Lace Translations

lace in Dutch is kant
lace in French is dentelle, pointue
lace in Italian is punta, cordonare
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