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English → English (gcide) Definition: Bone lace Lace \Lace\ (l[=a]s), n. [OE. las, OF. laz, F. lacs, dim. lacet, fr. L. laqueus noose, snare; prob. akin to lacere to entice. Cf. Delight, Elicit, Lasso, Latchet.] 1. That which binds or holds, especially by being interwoven; a string, cord, or band, usually one passing through eyelet or other holes, and used in drawing and holding together parts of a garment, of a shoe, of a machine belt, etc. [1913 Webster] His hat hung at his back down by a lace. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] For striving more, the more in laces strong Himself he tied. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. A snare or gin, especially one made of interwoven cords; a net. [Obs.] --Fairfax. [1913 Webster] Vulcanus had caught thee [Venus] in his lace. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 3. A fabric of fine threads of linen, silk, cotton, etc., often ornamented with figures; a delicate tissue of thread, much worn as an ornament of dress. [1913 Webster] Our English dames are much given to the wearing of costly laces. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] 4. Spirits added to coffee or some other beverage. [Old Slang] --Addison. [1913 Webster] Alen[,c]on lace, a kind of point lace, entirely of needlework, first made at Alen[,c]on in France, in the 17th century. It is very durable and of great beauty and cost. Bone lace, Brussels lace, etc. See under Bone, Brussels, etc. Gold lace, or Silver lace, lace having warp threads of silk, or silk and cotton, and a weft of silk threads covered with gold (or silver), or with gilt. Lace leather, thin, oil-tanned leather suitable for cutting into lacings for machine belts. Lace lizard (Zo["o]l.), a large, aquatic, Australian lizard (Hydrosaurus giganteus), allied to the monitors. Lace paper, paper with an openwork design in imitation of lace. Lace piece (Shipbuilding), the main piece of timber which supports the beak or head projecting beyond the stem of a ship. Lace pillow, and Pillow lace. See under Pillow. [1913 Webster] Bone \Bone\ (b[=o]n; 110), n. [OE. bon, ban, AS. b[=a]n; akin to Icel. bein, Sw. ben, Dan. & D. been, G. bein bone, leg; cf. Icel. beinn straight.] 1. (Anat.) The hard, calcified tissue of the skeleton of vertebrate animals, consisting very largely of calcium carbonate, calcium phosphate, and gelatine; as, blood and bone. [1913 Webster] Note: Even in the hardest parts of bone there are many minute cavities containing living matter and connected by minute canals, some of which connect with larger canals through which blood vessels ramify. [1913 Webster] 2. One of the pieces or parts of an animal skeleton; as, a rib or a thigh bone; a bone of the arm or leg; also, any fragment of bony substance. (pl.) The frame or skeleton of the body. [1913 Webster] 3. Anything made of bone, as a bobbin for weaving bone lace. [1913 Webster] 4. pl. Two or four pieces of bone held between the fingers and struck together to make a kind of music. [1913 Webster] 5. pl. Dice. [1913 Webster] 6. Whalebone; hence, a piece of whalebone or of steel for a corset. [1913 Webster] 7. Fig.: The framework of anything. [1913 Webster] A bone of contention, a subject of contention or dispute. A bone to pick, something to investigate, or to busy one's self about; a dispute to be settled (with some one). Bone ash, the residue from calcined bones; -- used for making cupels, and for cleaning jewelry. Bone black (Chem.), the black, carbonaceous substance into which bones are converted by calcination in close vessels; -- called also animal charcoal. It is used as a decolorizing material in filtering sirups, extracts, etc., and as a black pigment. See Ivory black, under Black. Bone cave, a cave in which are found bones of extinct or recent animals, mingled sometimes with the works and bones of man. --Am. Cyc. Bone dust, ground or pulverized bones, used as a fertilizer. Bone earth (Chem.), the earthy residuum after the calcination of bone, consisting chiefly of phosphate of calcium. Bone lace, a lace made of linen thread, so called because woven with bobbins of bone. Bone oil, an oil obtained by, heating bones (as in the manufacture of bone black), and remarkable for containing the nitrogenous bases, pyridine and quinoline, and their derivatives; -- also called Dippel's oil. Bone setter. Same as Bonesetter. See in the Vocabulary. Bone shark (Zo["o]l.), the basking shark. Bone spavin. See under Spavin. Bone turquoise, fossil bone or tooth of a delicate blue color, sometimes used as an imitation of true turquoise. Bone whale (Zo["o]l.), a right whale. To be upon the bones of, to attack. [Obs.] To make no bones, to make no scruple; not to hesitate. [Low] To pick a bone with, to quarrel with, as dogs quarrel over a bone; to settle a disagreement. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]

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