lacing

Part of speech: noun

The act of fastening with laces; the use of laced stays or corsets.

Part of speech: noun

A lace for fastening.

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Usage examples "lacing":

  1. 2690 shows a method of lacing in which the crossing of the lace is entirely avoided, the knot being on the outside at a a. - "Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II", Joshua Rose.
  2. I can see the maid lacing it up. - "Betty Trevor", Mrs. G. de Horne Vaizey.
  3. The lacing of red came again to his cheeks, and before we went back to town he had walked with me to Master Dingley's tavern on the highroad, and back. - "Richard Carvel, Complete", Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009.