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Their three- cornered hats were laced with gold or silver.
If any tribe shall refuse to recognize the authority of the French, by bowing down to the laced chapeau of Mowanna, let them abide the consequences of their obstinacy.
A neater, a more tasteful, a finer, or a more exquisitely laced handkerchief, did not exist within the walls of Paris.