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Definition of lace noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1[uncountable] a delicate material made from threads of cotton, silk, etc. that are twisted into a pattern of holes a lace handkerchief a tablecloth edged with lace lace curtains see also lacy
  2. 2[countable] = shoelace Your laces are undone.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: lace