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lace / encaje
lace   [leɪs]
A. -noun
1. (=open fabric)   encaje (m)   (as trimming)   puntilla (f)
a. [of gold, silver]   galónoun (m)
2. [of shoe, corset]   cordónoun (m),   agujeta (f) Mexico
B. -compound   de encaje
C. -transitive verb
1. also lace up
[+shoes]   atar (los cordones de)
2. (=fortify with spirits)
[+drink]   echar licor a
·a drink laced with brandy
·una bebida con un chorrito de coñac
·a drink laced with cyanide
·una bebida envenenada con or con dosis de cianuro
3. (figurative)
·the story is laced with irony
·la historia tiene una vena irónica,   la historia está teñida de ironía
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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