Translation of lace in Spanish:
- 1 uncountable 1.1 (fabric)(as border)(before noun) (handkerchief/curtains)de encajeExample sentences1.2 (on uniform) (Military)
- Here's what you get when you mix luxurious silk with a lace trim and fine ribbon lacing.
- Her jeans and black shirt were replaced by a dress of blue velvet, cream silk and white lace.
- Upon her bed was a gown of light blue silk trimmed with white lace and satin bows running from the neck to the waist.
- 2 countablealso: shoelace2.1 your laces are undone2.2 (cord)tienes los cordones de los zapatos desatados or (Latin America except River Plate area) desamarradostienes las agujetas desamarradas (Mexico) or (Peru) los pasadores desamarradosExample sentences
- There was gold lace down the seams on the sides of the arms showing skin.
- She sat before the organ wearing a simple black dress, no lace, no detail.
- I had worn a little blue velvet jacket with gold lace and now I clutched it possessively.
- 1 1.1(shoes/boots)1.2 (thread) lace the cord through the holesponerles los cordones or (Mexico) las agujetas or (Peru) los pasadores apase el cordón por los agujerosExample sentences
- She tied her pocket closed with jute twine by lacing it through holes she punched in the corners.
- You could take black satin ribbon and lace it through the big stitches for extra effect.
- Running decklines through the loops of these device requires the kayak operator to unlash the decklines and lace them through the loops, then re-lash the lines.
- Marshall was lacing his shoes when his brother came in and jumped onto the end of his bed.
- I situated myself down on the arm of the couch, now fully dressed as I laced my sneakers up.
- She quickly finished lacing her shoes and looked outside and saw the town as it normally was at dawn.
- 2 2.1 (fortify, spice)to lace something
withsomethinghe laced my drink with vodkathe dessert was laced with liqueurme echó un chorro de vodka en la bebidaa story laced with wit and ironyel postre estaba rociado de licor2.2 (mark, streak) (usually passive) to be laceduna historia con una buena dosis de chispa e ironía withsomethingestar surcado dealgoExample sentences
- It may arise where the accused is drugged by others or his drink is laced with alcohol.
- When I was ill, our butler caught Charles lacing my tea with some sort of substance.
- Noah had calmed down after a couple of drinks, mainly coffee laced with alcohol.
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