lacing

Definitions of lacing
  1. noun
    a cord that is drawn through eyelets or around hooks in order to draw together two edges (as of a shoe or garment)
    synonyms: lace
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    types:
    bootlace
    a long lace for fastening boots
    shoe lace, shoe string, shoelace, shoestring
    a lace used for fastening shoes
    type of:
    cord
    a line made of twisted fibers or threads
  2. noun
    the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows
    synonyms: beating, drubbing, licking, thrashing, trouncing, whacking
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    flagellation, flogging, lashing, tanning, whipping
    beating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishment
    flagellation
    beating as a source of erotic or religious stimulation
    self-flagellation
    self-punishment inflicted by whipping
    horsewhipping
    the act of whipping with a horsewhip
    type of:
    corporal punishment
    the infliction of physical injury on someone convicted of committing a crime
  3. noun
    a small amount of liquor added to a food or beverage
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    type of:
    John Barleycorn, booze, hard drink, hard liquor, liquor, spirits, strong drink
    an alcoholic beverage that is distilled rather than fermented
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