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 for Bone lace
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Lace \Lace\ (l[=a]s), n. [OE. las, OF. laz, F. lacs, dim. lacet,
     fr. L. laqueus noose, snare; prob. akin to lacere to entice.
     Cf. Delight, Elicit, Lasso, Latchet.]
     1. That which binds or holds, especially by being interwoven;
        a string, cord, or band, usually one passing through
        eyelet or other holes, and used in drawing and holding
        together parts of a garment, of a shoe, of a machine belt,
        etc.
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              His hat hung at his back down by a lace. --Chaucer.
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              For striving more, the more in laces strong
              Himself he tied.                      --Spenser.
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     2. A snare or gin, especially one made of interwoven cords; a
        net. [Obs.] --Fairfax.
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              Vulcanus had caught thee [Venus] in his lace.
                                                    --Chaucer.
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     3. A fabric of fine threads of linen, silk, cotton, etc.,
        often ornamented with figures; a delicate tissue of
        thread, much worn as an ornament of dress.
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              Our English dames are much given to the wearing of
              costly laces.                         --Bacon.
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     4. Spirits added to coffee or some other beverage. [Old
        Slang] --Addison.
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     Alen[,c]on lace, a kind of point lace, entirely of
        needlework, first made at Alen[,c]on in France, in the
        17th century. It is very durable and of great beauty and
        cost.
  
     Bone lace, Brussels lace, etc. See under Bone,
        Brussels, etc.
  
     Gold lace, or Silver lace, lace having warp threads of
        silk, or silk and cotton, and a weft of silk threads
        covered with gold (or silver), or with gilt.
  
     Lace leather, thin, oil-tanned leather suitable for cutting
        into lacings for machine belts.
  
     Lace lizard (Zool.), a large, aquatic, Australian lizard
        ({Hydrosaurus giganteus), allied to the monitors.
  
     Lace paper, paper with an openwork design in imitation of
        lace.
  
     Lace piece (Shipbuilding), the main piece of timber which
        supports the beak or head projecting beyond the stem of a
        ship.
  
     Lace pillow, and Pillow lace. See under Pillow.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bone \Bone\ (b[=o]n; 110), n. [OE. bon, ban, AS. b[=a]n; akin to
     Icel. bein, Sw. ben, Dan. & D. been, G. bein bone, leg; cf.
     Icel. beinn straight.]
     1. (Anat.) The hard, calcified tissue of the skeleton of
        vertebrate animals, consisting very largely of calcium
        carbonate, calcium phosphate, and gelatine; as, blood and
        bone.
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     Note: Even in the hardest parts of bone there are many minute
           cavities containing living matter and connected by
           minute canals, some of which connect with larger canals
           through which blood vessels ramify.
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     2. One of the pieces or parts of an animal skeleton; as, a
        rib or a thigh bone; a bone of the arm or leg; also, any
        fragment of bony substance. (pl.) The frame or skeleton of
        the body.
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     3. Anything made of bone, as a bobbin for weaving bone lace.
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     4. pl. Two or four pieces of bone held between the fingers
        and struck together to make a kind of music.
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     5. pl. Dice.
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     6. Whalebone; hence, a piece of whalebone or of steel for a
        corset.
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     7. Fig.: The framework of anything.
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     A bone of contention, a subject of contention or dispute.
        
  
     A bone to pick, something to investigate, or to busy one's
        self about; a dispute to be settled (with some one).
  
     Bone ash, the residue from calcined bones; -- used for
        making cupels, and for cleaning jewelry.
  
     Bone black (Chem.), the black, carbonaceous substance into
        which bones are converted by calcination in close vessels;
        -- called also animal charcoal. It is used as a
        decolorizing material in filtering sirups, extracts, etc.,
        and as a black pigment. See Ivory black, under Black.
        
  
     Bone cave, a cave in which are found bones of extinct or
        recent animals, mingled sometimes with the works and bones
        of man. --Am. Cyc.
  
     Bone dust, ground or pulverized bones, used as a
        fertilizer.
  
     Bone earth (Chem.), the earthy residuum after the
        calcination of bone, consisting chiefly of phosphate of
        calcium.
  
     Bone lace, a lace made of linen thread, so called because
        woven with bobbins of bone.
  
     Bone oil, an oil obtained by heating bones (as in the
        manufacture of bone black), and remarkable for containing
        the nitrogenous bases, pyridine and quinoline, and their
        derivatives; -- also called Dippel's oil.
  
     Bone setter. Same as Bonesetter. See in the Vocabulary.
        
  
     Bone shark (Zool.), the basking shark.
  
     Bone spavin. See under Spavin.
  
     Bone turquoise, fossil bone or tooth of a delicate blue
        color, sometimes used as an imitation of true turquoise.
        
  
     Bone whale (Zool.), a right whale.
  
     To be upon the bones of, to attack. [Obs.]
  
     To make no bones, to make no scruple; not to hesitate.
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     To pick a bone with, to quarrel with, as dogs quarrel over
        a bone; to settle a disagreement. [Colloq.]
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