lacing lacing

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a small amount of liquor added to a food or beverage
  2. (n) a cord that is drawn through eyelets or around hooks in order to draw together two edges (as of a shoe or garment)
  3. (n) the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows

Usage(s):

  1. Lacking a time-tested herbal cure, Chinese drugmakers are lacing their products with artificial chemicals.
  2. In sports, putting on a uniform is a kind of pre-game ritual, be it strapping on the pads, lacing up spikes, or slamming on a fierce-looking helmet.
  3. The lacing on the boom snapped, the port forward hatch sprang a leak, and then his generator went out, leaving him without electricity for three days.

News

  1. Father’s Day Run Will Benefit Premature Babies

    A local hospital is asking Baltimoreans to give back this Father's Day by lacing up and running to help premature and ill babies at GBMC's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, or NICU.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: CBS Baltimore

  2. MALARIA RUN: Teens Plan Run Across Iowa

    Two Waverly teenagers are lacing up their sneakers and hitting the pavement for a purpose. Seventeen-year-old Ethan Wise and his...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WHO-TV 13 Des Moines

  3. Local law enforcement run for Special Olympics

    Law enforcement officers from around the area are lacing up their tennis shoes and hitting streets for the Special Olympics.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WREX-TV Rockford

Quotes

  1. "I've told him before, there's more to the game than just lacing up the skates," Hull said. "There are things you have to be accountable for."
    on Dec 3, 2008 By: Brett Hull Source: ESPN

  2. But, with one year left on his contract, Hall said yesterday he planned to be "lacing on the boots" next year, and despite suggestions he could be used in a trade, his coach said he expected Hall to be a Swan next season.
    on Sep 14, 2008 By: Barry Hall Source: The Canberra Times

  3. "At this point in the year, just having our guys lacing up and play this hard is just a tribute to them," Kings head coach Reggie Theus said.
    on Nov 19, 2006 By: Reggie Theus Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

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