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English noun: lacing

1. lacing (food) a small amount of liquor added to a food or beverage


Broader (hypernym)booze, hard drink, hard liquor, John Barleycorn, liquor, spirits, strong drink

2. lacing (artifact) a cord that is drawn through eyelets or around hooks in order to draw together two edges (as of a shoe or garment)


Synonymslace


Broader (hypernym)cord


Narrower (hyponym)bootlace, shoe lace, shoe string, shoelace, shoestring


Part meronymshoe

3. lacing (act) the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows


Synonymsbeating, drubbing, licking, thrashing, trouncing, whacking


Broader (hypernym)corporal punishment


Narrower (hyponym)flagellation, flagellation, flogging, lashing, tanning, whipping









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