anything that laces up, especially a boot with shoelaces that lace up from the vamp to the top of the boot.
having a lace that is laced up as a closure:
a lace-up blouse.
1831, originally of boots, from lace (v.) + up.
[leys-wing] /ˈleɪsˌwɪŋ/ noun 1. any of several insects of the family Chrysopidae, having delicate, lacelike and golden or copper-colored eyes, the larvae of which are predaceous on aphids and other small insects. /ˈleɪsˌwɪŋ/ noun 1. any of various neuropterous insects, esp any of the families Chrysopidae (green lacewings) and Hemerobiidae (brown lacewings), having lacy wings […]
[leys-woo d] /ˈleɪsˌwʊd/ noun 1. the quartersawed of the sycamore tree.
[leys-wurk] /ˈleɪsˌwɜrk/ noun 1. (def 1).
[luh-shez; French la-shez] /ləˈʃɛz; French laˈʃɛz/ noun 1. Gaston [gas-tuh n;; French ga-stawn] /ˈgæs tən;; French gaˈstɔ̃/ (Show IPA), 1882–1935, U.S. sculptor, born in France.