Definitions

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  • n. The fastening of a shoe with a lace.

Etymologies

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shoe +‎ lacing

Examples

  • Then a rope, on the principle of a shoelace, is run through the eyelets, and on the principle of a shoelacing the man is laced in the canvas.

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  • "No," answered Rebecca, shaking her head decidedly; "I wanted to use ribbons, because all the other girls did, and they looked so pretty, but I used to tie my essays with twine strings on purpose; and the one on solitude I fastened with an old shoelacing just to show it what I thought of it!"

    Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm

  • The world of shoelacing has a clear expert: Ian Fieggen, author of shoelacing techniques.

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  • Perhaps Ian’s shoelacing methods webpage can help.

    How to Lace Your Shoes « Gerry Canavan

  • If you’re like me, then the aesthetics of proper shoelacing is something you give a tremendous amount of thought to every time you buy a new pair of shoes.

    How to Lace Your Shoes « Gerry Canavan

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