laced laced  /ˈleɪst/


  1. (adj) closed with a lace
  2. (adj) edged or streaked with color


  1. Dairy goods laced with tainted Chinese exports have been found in Taiwan, Singapore and Japan.
  2. Rodriguez remembers some heated, profanity-laced arguments Devlin had with others over parking spots.
  3. The FBI has identified a New Jersey mailbox as the site where the anthrax-laced letters were posted.


  1. Konerko reflects on roots

    More than a quarter of a century has passed since he laced up his cleats and put on his Norwich Little League uniform. But when he closes his eyes, Paul Konerko can still picture the Norwich Little League Complex.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Norwich Bulletin

  2. Laced heroin a growing concern

    It’s becoming an increasing problem: Heroin laced with a powerful painkiller. It first led to overdoses and a death in Lebanon County, and now the Dauphin County coroner is concerned it’ll be a problem for his county.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley

  3. Suspected ricin-laced letter to CIA located in Washington state

    By Alex Dobuzinskis (Reuters) - Postal workers in Spokane, Washington, on Saturday retrieved a wayward letter suspected of containing the deadly poison ricin that vanished for several weeks after it was sent from Washington state to a CIA address that does not receive mail, the FBI said. The envelope resembled four ricin-laced letters postmarked May 13 from Spokane that had addresses penned in ...
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News


  1. Lilly calls their future encounter "very laced and complicated and simple."
    on Feb 2, 2009 By: Evangeline Lilly Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "Ruth was a showman and maybe he would have gone along with it. But he didn't like the idea of women playing baseball," Nash said. "And Gehrig was so straight-laced, so serious, I've never read anything that indicates he would take a dive on...
    on May 19, 2008 By: Bruce Nash Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

  3. "So brothers, go forward and don't look back. Your path is laced with blood, and don't turn this way or that, only look up to the sky," said al-Zawahri.
    on Aug 22, 2008 By: Ayman al-Zawahri Source: Washington Post

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