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