verb (used with object), laced, lac·ing.
verb (used without object), laced, lac·ing.
Origin of lace
Related formslace·like, adjectivelac·er, nounre·lace, verb, re·laced, re·lac·ing.well-laced, adjective
British Dictionary definitions for lace into (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for lace into (2 of 2)
Derived Formslacelike, adjectivelacer, noun
Word Origin for lace
Idioms and Phrases with lace into
Also, light into. Attack, assail, as in He laced into me for arriving late, or She lit into him for forgetting the tickets. The first of these colloquial terms employs lace in the sense of “beat up or thrash,” a usage dating from the late 1500s. The idiom with light dates from the late 1800s and stems from the verb meaning “descend.”