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[leys-uhp] /ˈleɪsˌʌp/

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.


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