lacing

Primary Meanings of lacing

1.
n
a cord that is drawn through eyelets or around hooks in order to draw together two edges (as of a shoe or garment)
2.
n
the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows
3.
n
a small amount of liquor added to a food or beverage
Full Definitions of lacing
1

n 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
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

n the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows

Synonyms:
beating, drubbing, licking, thrashing, trouncing, whacking
Types:
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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

n a small amount of liquor added to a food or beverage

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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