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 Meanings and Examples of LACE
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lace
 n.  delicate decorative fabric woven in an open web of symmetrical patterns; rope; cord that is drawn through eyelets
Classic Sentence: (106 in 8 pages)
1  Mother, the lace is loose on my new ball dress and I want to wear it tomorrow night at Twelve Oaks.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
2  Give me your gown, Scarlett, I will whip the lace for you after prayers.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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3  On the bed lay the apple-green, watered-silk ball dress with its festoons of ecru lace, neatly packed in a large cardboard box.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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4  The black bombazine, with its puffed sleeves and princess lace collar, set off her white skin superbly, but it did make her look a trifle elderly.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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5  The lavender barred muslin was beautiful with those wide insets of lace and net about the hem, but it had never suited her type.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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6  Mammy would have to lace her tighter.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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7  "Put down that tray and come lace me tighter," said Scarlett irritably.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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8  She thought of Melanie and saw suddenly her quiet brown eyes with their far-off look, her placid little hands in their black lace mitts, her gentle silences.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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9  She had knitted socks and baby caps and afghans and mufflers and tatted yards of lace and painted china hair receivers and mustache cups.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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10  I wish he'd bring in more hospital supplies and less hoop skirts and lace.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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11  Rhett, hearing of this from Melanie, brought in from England yards and yards of gleaming white satin and a lace veil and presented them to her as a wedding gift.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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12  Rhett had brought her that linen and lace from Nassau on the last boat he slipped through the blockade and she had worked a week to make the garment.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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13  The sun dipped in and out from behind hurrying clouds, lighting the street with a false brightness which had no warmth in it, and the wind fluttered the lace of her pantalets.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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14  She laughed in soft excitement and spun about on her toes, her arms extended, her hoops tilting up to show her lace trimmed pantalets.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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15  The dull-gold damask draperies which had covered the arching French windows at the back of the room were missing, and only the remnants of the lace curtains remained, clean but obviously mended.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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Example Sentence:
1  I looked into a certain corner near, half-expecting to see the slim outline of a once dreaded switch which used to lurk there, waiting to leap out imp-like and lace my quivering palm or shrinking neck.
2  When having brought her ironing-table to the nursery hearth, she allowed us to sit about it, and while she got up Mrs. Reed's lace frills, and crimped her nightcap borders.
3  I will attire my Jane in satin and lace, and she shall have roses in her hair; and I will cover the head I love best with a priceless veil.
4  The costume designer can embellish the leading lady's ball gown with yards and yards of ribbon and lace.
5  Jewelry and lace are mostly feminine belongings.
6  Today's chefs love to lace their goods with lively, pronounced flavors.
7  The lace on Diana's dress was not just old, it was really, really old, sourced from antique scraps bought at auction by her dress designers.
8  George was dressed in an elaborate lace and satin christening gown that's a replica of one made in 1841 for the christening of Queen Victoria's eldest daughter.
9  She was a vision in white lace.
10  The parents began to tell the little child how to lace his shoes.
11  Jim often laces a glass of Coke with beer.
12  The investigation report was laced with lies.
13  He verbally laced into his son for his misbehavior.
14  He verbally laced into his son for his misbehaviour.