Meanwhile, standing out from the collection was one lingerie-style black dress made of Chantilly and Valenciennes lace.
She went from dominatrix to dowager, swapping her D & Gs for sensible brogues, her sexy leather and lace for tweeds and twin sets.
He talks to Isabel Wilkinson about choosing leather and lace—and Michelle Obama.
The bride reportedly wore a custom Chantilly lace mermaid gown by Carolina Herrera.
In the Forum Club, there is taffeta and lace, leather and gold.
Fanny appeared, a vision of white arms, lace, and embroidery.
They searched about here, there, and everywhere, but not so much as the tab of a lace could be found.
The sheen was not yet off the lace and buttons of the youngster in charge.
I gave them to her up on the platform; 221it was a pyramid in a lace paper—the bouquet.
Just as she went out with her father, Manon came in under the pretext of asking me what lace I would wear for the day.
early 13c., laz, "cord made of braided or interwoven strands of silk, etc.," from Old French laz "a net, noose, string, cord, snare" (Modern French lacs), from Vulgar Latin *lacium, from Latin laqueum (nominative laqueus) "noose, snare" (Italian laccio, Spanish lazo), a trapping and hunting term, probably from Italic base *laq- "to ensnare" (cf. Latin lacere "to entice"). Later also "net, noose, snare" (c.1300); "piece of cord used to draw together the edges of slits or openings in an article of clothing" (late 14c.). The "ornamental net pattern" meaning is first recorded 1550s. Sense of "cord for tying" remains in shoelace. As an adjective, lace-curtain "middle class" (or lower-class with middle-class pretensions) usually is used in reference to Irish-Americans, by 1928.
c.1200, "fasten (clothing, etc.) with laces and ties;" see lace (n.). Also "tighten (a garment) by pulling its laces" (early 14c.). To lace coffee, etc., with a dash of liquor (1670s) originally was used of sugar, and comes via the notion of "to ornament or trim." Related: Laced; lacing. Laced mutton was "an old word for a whore" [Johnson].
Language for Assembling Classes in Eiffel. Specifies how to assemble an Eiffel system : in which directories to find the clusters, which class to use as the root, permits class renaming to avoid name clashes. "Eiffel: The Language", Bertrand Meyer, P-H 1992.