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lacing

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Noun lacing has 3 senses
  1. lacing - a small amount of liquor added to a food or beverage
    --1 is a kind of
    liquor, spirits, booze, hard drink, hard liquor, John Barleycorn, strong drink
    Derived form: verb lace5
  2. lace, lacing - a cord that is drawn through eyelets or around hooks in order to draw together two edges (as of a shoe or garment)
    --2 is a kind of cord
    --2 has particulars:
     bootlace; shoelace, shoe lace, shoestring, shoe string
    Derived form: verb lace4
  3. beating, thrashing, licking, drubbing, lacing, trouncing, whacking - the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows
    --3 is a kind of corporal punishment
    --3 has particulars: whipping, tanning, flogging, lashing, flagellation
Verb lace has 5 senses
  1. intertwine, twine, entwine, enlace, interlace, lace - spin or twist together so as to form a cord; "intertwine the ribbons"; "Twine the threads into a rope"
    --1 is one way to twist, twine, distort
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. braid, lace, plait - make by braiding or interlacing; "lace a tablecloth"
    --2 is one way to weave, tissue
    Derived form: noun lace2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  3. lace - do lacework; "The Flemish women were lacing in front of the cathedral"
    --3 is one way to
    weave, tissue
    Derived form: noun lace2
    Sample sentence:
    They lace the cape
  4. lace, lace up - draw through eyes or holes; "lace the shoelaces"
    --4 is one way to tie, bind
    Derived forms: noun lace1, noun lacer1, noun lacing2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  5. spike, lace, fortify - add alcohol beverages
    --5 is one way to change, alter, modify
    Derived form: noun lacing1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
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