lacis

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French lacis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lacis (uncountable)

  1. A type of lace consisting of patterns darned on to net.
    • 1890, Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray, Vintage 2007, p. 122:
      he sought to accumulate the most exquisite specimens that he could find of textile and embroidered work, getting [...] veils of lacis worked in Hungary point [...].

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From lacer.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lacis m (plural lacis)

  1. (archaic) lacis
  2. (sports) lacing
  3. maze (of alleyways etc.); web, network

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

lacis

  1. second-person singular present active indicative of laciō