→ The tablecloth was edged with lace.
[+shoe] lacet m
to tie one's laces faire ses lacets
He spent ten minutes tying the laces of his shoes. Il a passé dix minutes à faire ses lacets.
[collar, blouse] en dentelle
a black lace blouse un chemisier en dentelle noire
a white lace handkerchief un mouchoir en dentelle blanche
Her fingers were too cold to lace the tent flap. Elle avait trop froid aux doigts pour nouer le rabat de la tente.
[+drink] arroser to lace sth with sth [+alcohol] arroser qch de qch → She laced her coffee with brandy. [+drugs] mélanger qch à qch She laced his food with sleeping pills. Elle mélangea des somnifères à sa nourriture.
lace-up shoes , lace-ups
npl (British) chaussures fpl à lacets
→ Slip-on shoes are easier to put on than lace-ups ...
→ He was wearing black lace-up shoes.
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