laces; laced; lacing
1 a [+ object] : to pull a lace through the holes of (a shoe, boot, etc.)
She was lacing (up) her shoes.
1 b [no object] : to be tied or fastened with a lace
a dress that laces in the back
2 a [+ object] : to add a small amount of a powerful substance (such as alcohol, a drug, or a poison) to (something, such as a drink) — usually + with
Someone had laced the punch with brandy.
The pills had been laced with poison.
2 b [+ object] : to add something that gives flavor or interest to (something) — usually used as (be) laced with
a sauce laced with garlic [=a sauce that has had garlic added to it]
conversation laced with sarcasm
Her reports were often laced with witty humor.