Definition of Lacing in English :

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Lacing meaning in English

Meaning of Lacing in English

Pronunciation of Lacing in English

Lacing pronunciation in English

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1. lacing

a small amount of liquor added to a food or beverage

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)

3. beating, drubbing, lacing, licking, thrashing, trouncing, whacking

the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of lacing
1. mainly British
a course of bricks, stone, etc, for strengthening a rubble or flint wall
2.  another word for lace (sense 2), lace (sense 3)
3. informal
a severe beating (esp in the phrase give someone a lacing)

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see synonyms of lacing
the act of a person who laces
a thrashing; beating
a cord or lace, as a shoelace
gold or silver braid used to trim a uniform, etc.
a small amount, as of liquor or a flavoring, added to something

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of lacing
1. Something that laces; a lace.
2. A touch of liquor added to a beverage or food.
3. Informal A beating or thrashing.

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