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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

When I don't know what to wear, I wear black lace.
Carine Roitfeld

We are very luck to be women, so even if we're wearing trousers, I always wear them with some lace underwear or a very feminine bra - I like that.
Carine Roitfeld

I believe that anything can be for men or women. I mean, I've worn a lace dress before!
Marc Jacobs

Even talking, I'm super-loud. I could never have that kind of meek, little wispy whimsical lavender and lace voice. It comes from my body. There's no way I can fight it.
Beth Ditto

I think I've still got a bit of a sado-masochistic streak in me, because if I'm not going to be restricted by corsets and covered in lace, then I still wind up wearing an ape-mask over my face. I do wonder how I get myself in these situations!
Helena Bonham Carter
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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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