La"cing (?), n.

1.

The act of securing, fastening, or tightening, with a lace or laces.

2.

A lace; specifically Mach., a thong of thin leather for uniting the ends of belts.

3.

A rope or line passing through eyelet holes in the edge of a sail or an awning to attach it to a yard, gaff, etc.

4. Bridge Building

A system of bracing bars, not crossing each other in the middle, connecting the channel bars of a compound strut.

Waddell.

 

© Webster 1913.

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