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Meaning of LACING

Pronunciation:  'leysing

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows
  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]  a small amount of liquor added to a food or beverage

LACING is a 6 letter word that starts with L.


 Synonyms: beating, drubbing, lace, thrashing, trouncing, whacking
 See Also: bootlace, booze, cord, corporal punishment, flagellation, flogging, hard drink, hard liquor, John Barleycorn, lashing, liquor, shoe lace, shoe string, shoelace, shoestring, spirits, strong drink, tanning, whipping



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\La"cing\, n.
1. The act of securing, fastening, or tightening, with a lace
   or laces.

2. A lace; specifically (Mach.), a thong of thin leather for
   uniting the ends of belts.

3. A rope or line passing through eyelet holes in the edge of
   a sail or an awning to attach it to a yard, gaff, etc.

4. (Bridge Building) A system of bracing bars, not crossing
   each other in the middle, connecting the channel bars of a
   compound strut. --Waddell.

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