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lacing

Syllabification: lac·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈlāsiNG
 
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Definition of lacing in English:

noun

1The laced fastening of a shoe or garment.
Example sentences
  • In addition, it makes the corset look ‘finished’ when the lacings are not totally closed.
  • Because the lacings had been moved to either the back or front, a stomacher was worn to hide them.
  • Also, corsets with side lacings can be more readily adjusted for a custom fit than can corsets with just one adjustment point in the back.
1.1Lace trimming, especially on a uniform.
Example sentences
  • Her face was bathed in dappled sunlight through the lacing of the parasol.
2A dash of liquor added to a drink: coffee to which he added a liberal lacing of brandy

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