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lacing


  • n  a small amount of liquor added to a food or beverage
  • n  a cord that is drawn through eyelets or around hooks in order to draw together two edges (as of a shoe or garment)
  • n  the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows
  • v  spin,wind, or twist together
  • v  make by braiding or interlacing
  • v  do lacework
    The Flemish women were lacing in front of the cathedral
  • v  draw through eyes or holes
  • v  add alcohol to (beverages)

  • Lacking a time-tested herbal cure, Chinese drugmakers are lacing their products with artificial chemicals.
  • 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.
  • But nimble-fingered teens churn them out like professional typists, lacing them with abbreviations such as 2moz (tomorrow), bf (boyfriend) and omg (Oh, my God!).
News & Articles

  • 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...
    June 11, 2013 - WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
  • 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.
    June 11, 2013 - CBS Baltimore
  • 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.
    June 10, 2013 - WREX-TV Rockford
Quotes

  • Brett Hull in ESPN
    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."
  • Barry Hall in The Canberra Times
    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.
  • Reggie Theus in Seattle Post Intelligencer
    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.

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