bootlace

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boot·lace

 (bo͞ot′lās′)
n. Chiefly British
A shoelace.

bootlace

(ˈbuːtˌleɪs)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) a strong lace for fastening a boot

boot•lace

(ˈbutˌleɪs)

n.
Brit. shoelace.
[1930–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bootlace - a long lace for fastening boots
boot - footwear that covers the whole foot and lower leg
lace, lacing - a cord that is drawn through eyelets or around hooks in order to draw together two edges (as of a shoe or garment)
Translations

bootlace

[ˈbuːtleɪs] Ncordón m

bootlace

[ˈbuːtleɪs] nlacet m (de chaussure)

bootlace

[ˈbuːtˌleɪs] nlaccio, stringa
References in classic literature ?
In fact, although it was such a small shop it sold nearly everything --except a few things that you want in a hurry--like bootlaces, hair-pins and mutton chops.
Veneering for ever' stuck upon it, as if it were a wall; and they gloriously proceed, amidst the grins of the populace, to a feeble little town hall on crutches, with some onions and bootlaces under it, which the legal gentleman says are a Market; and from the front window of that edifice Veneering speaks to the listening earth.
Nothing has more individuality, save perhaps watches and bootlaces.
It was a stocking belonging to some bathing person which had been cast upon the island, and at the time I speak of it contained a hundred and eighty crumbs, thirty-four nuts, sixteen crusts, a pen-wiper and a bootlace.
England's Australian rugby union coach dragged the national team up by their bootlaces after the kicking they received at their home World Cup.
Durham County FA is supporting the 'Set Your Stall Out' weekend and urges leagues to make use of posters, touchline lanyards, bootlaces, sweatbands, tattoos and armbands which will be made available by the FA shortly - along with other resources clubs may already possess.
Replacement hooker Duncan Casey got the touchdown which sent them on and Simon Zebo displayed a superb piece of skill to hold a Denis Hurley pass on his bootlaces before sliding over after 64 minutes as they opened up a 21-6 lead.
The multi-coloured bootlaces did not appear to be worn by the majority of Premier League players on Saturday.
The postman offers me his foot--I know he's poisoned his bootlaces.
The BBC presenter was sent a pair of the special bootlaces produced by gay rights charity Stonewall and bookmakers Paddy Power to support the 'Right Behind Gay Footballers' initiative after he promised to wear them on-air.
Ash took over in 2008 when we had just been relegated in two competitions and we lacked a bit of direction and were short of a few senior players - and he dragged us up by our bootlaces.
Gomez seems to have inherited Pippo Inzaghi's title as "that bloke up front who keeps tripping over his own bootlaces but has apparently scored 77 goals this season".