HyperDic: lacing

English > 3 senses of the word lacing:
NOUNfoodlacinga small amount of liquor added to a food or beverage
artifactlacing, lacea cord that is drawn through eyelets or around hooks in order to draw together two edges (as of a shoe or garment)
actlacing, beating, thrashing, licking, drubbing, trouncing, whackingthe act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows
English > lacing: 3 senses > noun 1, food
MeaningA small amount of liquor added to a food or beverage.
Broaderliquor, spirits, booze, hard drink, hard liquor, John Barleycorn, strong drinkAn alcoholic beverage that is distilled rather than fermented
Verbslaceadd alcohol to (beverages)
English > lacing: 3 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA cord that is drawn through eyelets or around hooks in order to draw together two edges (as of a shoe or garment).
Synonymlace
Part ofshoefootwear shaped to fit the foot (below the ankle) with a flexible upper of leather or plastic and a sole and heel of heavier material
NarrowerbootlaceA long lace for fastening boots
shoelace, shoe lace, shoestring, shoe stringA lace used for fastening shoes
BroadercordA line made of twisted fibers or threads
Spanishagujeta, cordón, lazo, pasador, trenza
Catalancordó
Verbslacedraw through eyes or holes
English > lacing: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows.
Synonymsbeating, thrashing, licking, drubbing, trouncing, whacking
NarrowerflagellationBeating as a source of erotic or religious stimulation
whipping, tanning, flogging, lashing, flagellationBeating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishment
Broadercorporal punishmentThe infliction of physical injury on someone convicted of committing a crime
Spanishpaliza, somanta, tunda, tute, vapuleo
Catalanatupada, estomacada, pallissa, tonyina

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