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 ?
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. When his stocking was full, Solomon calculated that he would be able to retire on a competency.
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. The indications here, however, are neither very marked nor very important.
"It was a stupendous evening," said Ron West, president of the Bootlace Club who organised the event.
You can explore the sizes of different worms, from little ragworms to huge bootlace worms over 30m long and follow our bootlace worm rope from other galleries into Wriggle!
Dorothy,h 71, said: "Ken K was quite good looking, he used to trip around the dance floor in his drainpipe trousers and bootlace tie.
Her body was found on April 28, 2006, crammed into a suitcase and buried in a pit, the bootlace used to strangle her still around her neck.
It extends the unit's length 1 to 5 inches and a suede shield protects the ankle wrap from bootlace hooks.
Thread the red-and-black bootlace through the holes in the poles, then cross poles on top of one another to make a fan (see photo).
Bootlace lenses offer great design flexibility without the high cost and reliability difficulties of phased arrays, while still communicating with all points within an angular region of space.