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lace US English

A fine open fabric, typically one of cotton or silk, made by looping, twisting, or knitting thread in patterns and used especially for trimming garments

lace US Thesaurus

a dress trimmed with white lace

lace-up US English

(Of a shoe or garment) fastened with laces

lace-up New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(hyphen, two words as verb)

lace into US English

Assail or tackle (something)

lace bug US English

A small plant-eating bug that has a raised netlike pattern on the wings and upper surface

bobbin lace US English

Lace made by hand with thread wound on bobbins

lace glass US English

A type of Venetian glass, having designs resembling lace

lace pillow US English

A hard cushion placed on the lap to provide support in lacemaking

pillow lace US English

Lace made by hand using a lace pillow

point lace US English

Lace made with a needle on a parchment pattern

Brussels lace US English

An elaborate kind of lace, typically with a raised design, made using a needle or lace pillow

duchesse lace US English

A kind of Brussels pillow lace characterized by bold floral patterns worked with a fine thread

Honiton lace US English

Lace consisting of floral sprigs hand sewn on to fine net or joined by lacework

lace-curtain US English

Having social pretensions; self-consciously genteel

Shetland lace US English

A black or white bobbin lace made from Shetland wool

torchon lace US English

Coarse bobbin lace with geometric designs

Chantilly lace US English

A delicate kind of bobbin lace

Nottingham lace US English

A type of machine-made flat lace

Queen Anne's lace US English

The uncultivated form of the carrot, with broad round heads of tiny white flowers that resemble lace

lace someone into in lace US English

Fasten someone into (a garment) by tightening the laces

lace something through in lace US English

Pass a lace or cord through (a hole)

lace into in lace US English

Assail or tackle (something)

lacemaking US English

The activity of making lace

Mechlin US English

Lace made in the Belgian city of Mechelen (formerly known as Mechlin), characterized by patterns outlined in heavier thread

Mechlin lace in Mechlin US English

Lace made in the Belgian city of Mechelen (formerly known as Mechlin), characterized by patterns outlined in heavier thread

lace into in lace US Thesaurus

Danny laced into him

needlepoint lace in needlepoint US English

Lace made by hand using a needle rather than bobbins


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