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enlace

[en-leys] /ɛnˈleɪs/
verb (used with object), enlaced, enlacing.
1.
to interlace; intertwine:
to enlace strands of rope.
2.
to bind or encircle with or as with a lace or cord:
Vines enlaced the tree.
Also, inlace.
Origin
1325-1375
1325-75; Middle English enlacen < Old French enlacier. See en-1, lace
Related forms
enlacement, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for enlace

enlace

/ɪnˈleɪs/
verb (transitive)
1.
to bind or encircle with or as with laces
2.
to entangle; intertwine
Derived Forms
enlacement, noun
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Word Origin and History for enlace
v.

late 14c., from Old French enlacer, from Late Latin *inlaciare, from in- + *lacius, from Latin laqueus "noose" (see lace (n.)). Related: Enlaced; enlacing.

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