silver lace

noun
shrubby perennial of the Canary Islands having white flowers and leaves and hairy stems covered with dustlike down; sometimes placed in genus Chrysanthemum
Hypernyms: ↑composite, ↑composite plant
Member Holonyms: ↑Tanacetum, ↑genus Tanacetum

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noun
: lace or braid formerly made of silver wire but now made of threads or cords with a silver color or with a covering of silver threads and used for uniforms or official robes as an indication of rank

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silver lace,
a silver braid us for trimming uniforms, and the like.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Silver lace — Lace Lace (l[=a]s), n. [OE. las, OF. laz, F. lacs, dim. lacet, fr. L. laqueus noose, snare; prob. akin to lacere to entice. Cf. {Delight}, {Elicit}, {Lasso}, {Latchet}.] 1. That which binds or holds, especially by being interwoven; a string, cord …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • silver-lace — noun shrubby perennial of the Canary Islands having white flowers and leaves and hairy stems covered with dustlike down; sometimes placed in genus Chrysanthemum • Syn: ↑dusty miller, ↑silver lace, ↑Tanacetum ptarmiciflorum, ↑Chrysanthemum… …   Useful english dictionary

  • silver-lace vine — /sil veuhr lays / a hardy, twining, woody plant, Polygonum auberti, of the buckwheat family, native to western China and Tibet, having greenish white, fragrant flowers in drooping clusters. Also called Chinese fleece vine, fleece vine. * * * …   Universalium

  • silver lace vine — noun twining perennial vine having racemes of fragrant greenish flowers; western China to Russia • Syn: ↑China fleece vine, ↑Russian vine, ↑Polygonum aubertii • Hypernyms: ↑vine • Member Holonyms: ↑Polygonum, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • silver-lace vine — noun : a twining perennial (Polygonum aubertii) of China having racemes of fragrant greenish flowers * * * /sil veuhr lays / a hardy, twining, woody plant, Polygonum auberti, of the buckwheat family, native to western China and Tibet, having… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lace — (l[=a]s), n. [OE. las, OF. laz, F. lacs, dim. lacet, fr. L. laqueus noose, snare; prob. akin to lacere to entice. Cf. {Delight}, {Elicit}, {Lasso}, {Latchet}.] 1. That which binds or holds, especially by being interwoven; a string, cord, or band …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lace leather — Lace Lace (l[=a]s), n. [OE. las, OF. laz, F. lacs, dim. lacet, fr. L. laqueus noose, snare; prob. akin to lacere to entice. Cf. {Delight}, {Elicit}, {Lasso}, {Latchet}.] 1. That which binds or holds, especially by being interwoven; a string, cord …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lace lizard — Lace Lace (l[=a]s), n. [OE. las, OF. laz, F. lacs, dim. lacet, fr. L. laqueus noose, snare; prob. akin to lacere to entice. Cf. {Delight}, {Elicit}, {Lasso}, {Latchet}.] 1. That which binds or holds, especially by being interwoven; a string, cord …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lace paper — Lace Lace (l[=a]s), n. [OE. las, OF. laz, F. lacs, dim. lacet, fr. L. laqueus noose, snare; prob. akin to lacere to entice. Cf. {Delight}, {Elicit}, {Lasso}, {Latchet}.] 1. That which binds or holds, especially by being interwoven; a string, cord …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lace piece — Lace Lace (l[=a]s), n. [OE. las, OF. laz, F. lacs, dim. lacet, fr. L. laqueus noose, snare; prob. akin to lacere to entice. Cf. {Delight}, {Elicit}, {Lasso}, {Latchet}.] 1. That which binds or holds, especially by being interwoven; a string, cord …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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