La"cing(l"sng), 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.
(Naut.) 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.
(Bridge Building) A system of bracing bars, not crossing each other in the middle, connecting the channel bars of a compound strut.
5. A quantity of a substance, such as an alcoholic liquor, added to a food or a drink; as, punch with a
lacing of rum.
6. A beating, especially with a lash.
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