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Synonyms for lace

Synonyms for lace

a cord that is drawn through eyelets or around hooks in order to draw together two edges (as of a shoe or garment)

a delicate decorative fabric woven in an open web of symmetrical patterns

make by braiding or interlacing

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do lacework

draw through eyes or holes

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add alcohol to (beverages)

References in classic literature ?
How the men envy him who come to the wedding breakfast, and see her hanging on his arm in her white lace and orange blossoms.
No eyelashes could be more beautiful than Hetty's; and now, while she walks with her pigeonlike stateliness along the room and looks down on her shoulders bordered by the old black lace, the dark fringe shows to perfection on her pink cheek.
Well, sire, it was I who proposed that imitation silver lace should be placed upon these ribbons, it could not be detected, and a hundred thousand crowns serve to feed a regiment during six months; and is the price of ten thousand good muskets or the value of a vessel of ten guns, ready for sea.
that was a well placed economy; besides, it was ridiculous for soldiers to wear the same lace as noblemen.
Her face remained hidden from him by that little cloud of white lace.
Sadly and reverently I laid the morsel of lace among the treasured memorials which I had brought with me from home.
Will made a verse one day which we thought pretty well for a little chap: 'To poor country folks Who have n't any clothes, Rich folks, to relieve them, Send old lace gowns and satin bows.
It was the amethyst brooch, hanging to a thread of the lace by its catch!
Anne Shirley," said Marilla solemnly, "I've just found my brooch hanging to my black lace shawl.
In the bedroom Pollyanna found a flushed-faced, angry-eyed woman plucking at the pins that held a lace shawl in place.
The latter quickly spied out the magnificence of the brocade of Becky's train, and the splendour of the lace on her dress.
Although her dress, her coiffure, and all the preparations for the ball had cost Kitty great trouble and consideration, at this moment she walked into the ballroom in her elaborate tulle dress over a pink slip as easily and simply as though all the rosettes and lace, all the minute details of her attire, had not cost her or her family a moment's attention, as though she had been born in that tulle and lace, with her hair done up high on her head, and a rose and two leaves on the top of it.
What the truth of the matter was I knew not, but certain it was that the coaches were robbed at Dunstable Hill, and #560 in money taken; besides, some of the lace merchants that always travel that way had been visited too.
Captain Wragge mentally appraised t he rings, bracelets, and necklaces, the silks, satins, and laces of the daughter of a gentleman of fortune, at -- say, a third of their real value.
The orchestra plunged into dance music and the laces of the dancer fluttered and flew in the glare of gas jets.