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shoelace

[shoo-leys] /ˈʃuˌleɪs/
noun
1.
a string or lace for fastening a shoe.
Origin
1640-1650
1640-50; shoe + lace
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British Dictionary definitions for shoe lace

shoelace

/ˈʃuːˌleɪs/
noun
1.
a cord or lace for fastening shoes
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Word Origin and History for shoe lace

shoelace

n.

1640s, from shoe (n.) + lace (n.).

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