Definition of Lacelike

1. Adjective. Made of or resembling lace. "A lacy leaf"

Exact synonyms: Lacy
Similar to: Fancy
Derivative terms: Lace

Definition of Lacelike

1. Adjective. Resembling lace. ¹

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Definition of Lacelike

1. resembling lace [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lacelike

lace bug
lace curtain
lace curtains
lace fern
lace into
lace making
lace monitor
lace monitors
lace up
lacelike (current term)
lacerated foramen

Literary usage of Lacelike

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Niphon and Pe-che-li; or, Two years in Japan and northern China by Edward Barrington De Fonblanque (1862)
"... really very pretty and lacelike —and the Japanese affect some disgust at our habit of retaining a "nose-cloth" about our persons after having used it. ..."

2. The Corrosion and Preservation of Iron and Steel by Allerton Seward Cushman, Henry Alfred Gardner (1910)
"2, or the splendid examples of hand-forged metal that have come down to us from past centuries, and with which we may contrast the pitted, lacelike ..."

3. The Minor Chateaux and Manor Houses of France of the XV and XVI Centuryby Louis Chappell Newhall by Louis Chappell Newhall (1914)
"Arches and openings became circular or more frequently eliptical, while lintels were curved, deeply recessed and moulded, with ornamental and lacelike ..."

4. Pamphlets on Forestry in the Philippine Islands (1916)
"rows of 2 to 4; soft tissue in very numerous, short and irregular straight or crooked crosslines, forming with the rays a fine lacelike pattern; ..."

5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1916)
"... villi which are lacelike projections of the arachnoid into the dura. They lie along the dural veins and lead to the dural sinuses. ..."

6. Proceedings by Royal Colonial Institute (Great Britain) (1896)
"... rather stiff upward-pointing leaves afford to the curving lacelike fronds of the tree ferns when they grow side by side, as they often do in the forest. ..."

7. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"... and, as decoration, the lacelike webs of thin lines, graceful curving forms, and craftily spotted lights and shades, as they appear in Rouen, Troves, ..."

8. The Popular Science Monthly (1894)
"The spherical floats of the sargassum are, furthermore, incrusted with the white lacelike skeletons of bryozoa. The brown gulf weed is thus dappled with ..."

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