Definition of Laces
1. Noun. (plural of lace) ¹
2. Verb. (third-person singular of lace) ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Laces
1. lace [v] - See also: lace
Lexicographical Neighbors of Laces
Literary usage of Laces
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"This name is often applied to needlepoint and pillow laces in which the ground ... Gold and silver thread laces have been usually made on the pillow, ..."
2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1886)
"The collector exacted a duty on it of 60 per cent, as being "silk laces." The importers contended that it was a manufacture of which silk was the component ..."
3. United States Supreme Court Reports by United States Supreme Court, Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1901)
"Plaintiffs offered testimony tending to show that the fabrics commercially regarded as 'silk laces' were finished on one side in figures in the form of a ..."
4. Art in Industry by Charles Russell Richards (1922)
"EMBROIDERIES AND laces The production and use of embroideries and laces for women's ... In the case of laces the demand, from the nature of the fabric, ..."
5. The Silk Goods of America: A Brief Account of the Recent Improvements and by William Cornelius Wyckoff, Silk Association of America (1880)
"In other fabrics, holes are a defect; in laces the holes are the chief element ... In plain laces and nets the outline of the holes or spaces determines the ..."
6. The Lace Book by N. Hudson Moore (1905)
"The clear ground of the Lille and Arras laces made them admirable for trimmings ... The more modern laces, however, had grounds powdered with dots or little ..."
7. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"It uses the Fond Chant (six-pointed star) and the "fond simple* Square dots, known as Kpoints d'esprit* are also characteristic of Lille. The laces of Mons ..."
8. Official Catalogue by United States Centennial Commission (1876)
"Machine-made laces. 252 334 Frances Brothers, Saint-Pierre- les-Calais. ... laces. 252 344 Collective Exhibit of the Calvados lace manufacturers. ..."