Main definitions of lacet in English

: lacet1lacet2

lacet1

noun

  • A flat braided tape; especially a braid used to form designs on lace. Also: braided work, especially on lace. Frequently attributive, as "lacet braid", "lacet work", etc.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Ladies' Monthly Museum. From French lacet flat braided tape, braid used to form designs on lace from lace + -et.

Pronunciation

lacet

/leɪˈsɛt/ /ˈleɪsɛt/

Main definitions of lacet in English

: lacet1lacet2

lacet2

noun

  • A hairpin bend in a road.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From French lacet hairpin bend, specific sense development of lacet lace.

Pronunciation

lacet

/ˈlaseɪ/