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English → English (WordNet) Definition: Brussels lace Brussels lace n : fine lace with a raised or applique design
English → English (gcide) Definition: Brussels 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] Brussels \Brus"sels\, n. A city of Belgium, giving its name to a kind of carpet, a kind of lace, etc. [1913 Webster] Brussels carpet, a kind of carpet made of worsted yarn fixed in a foundation web of strong linen thread. The worsted, which alone shows on the upper surface in drawn up in loops to form the pattern. Brussels ground, a name given to the handmade ground of real Brussels lace. It is very costly because of the extreme fineness of the threads. Brussels lace, an expensive kind of lace of several varieties, originally made in Brussels; as, Brussels point, Brussels ground, Brussels wire ground. Brussels net, an imitation of Brussels ground, made by machinery. Brussels point. See Point lace. Brussels sprouts (Bot.), a plant of the Cabbage family, which produces, in the axils of the upright stem, numerous small green heads, or “sprouts,” each a cabbage in miniature, of one or two inches in diameter; the thousand-headed cabbage. Brussels wire ground, a ground for lace, made of silk, with meshes partly straight and partly arched. [1913 Webster]

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