Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A shoelace.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The string or cord for fastening a boot or half-boot; a shoe-string.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun a long lace for fastening boots.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A long lace for fastening boots.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a long lace for fastening boots

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Charm him with snappy banter, then strangle him with a bootlace.

    Etched in Bone

  • Charm him with snappy banter, then strangle him with a bootlace.

    Etched in Bone

  • Slim was dressed as always in giant-buckled jeans, ornate cowboy boots, several bootlace ties and a hat with a genuine snakeskin wrapped around it.

    A three-line whip and Mr Speaker | Victoria Coren

  • Charm him with snappy banter, then strangle him with a bootlace.

    Etched in Bone

  • Charm him with snappy banter, then strangle him with a bootlace.

    Etched in Bone

  • We considered this problem while the tortoise investigated my bootlace.

    Beginner’s Grace

  • We considered this problem while the tortoise investigated my bootlace.

    Beginner’s Grace

  • We considered this problem while the tortoise investigated my bootlace.

    Beginner’s Grace

  • All that remains intact is metal: the clicking heel studs, the little bootlace eyes, and a million hobnails, tacks and studs.

    Wildwood

  • All that remains intact is metal: the clicking heel studs, the little bootlace eyes, and a million hobnails, tacks and studs.

    Wildwood

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