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1804, from lace (n.) in the decorative sense + -y (2).


n. 1 (surname from=Old French dot=), a spelling variant of Lacey. 2 (given name male from=surnames), transferred from the surname, mostly in the nineteenth century. 3 (given name female from=surnames) of modern usage.

  1. adj. made of or resembling lace; "a lacy gown"; "a lacy leaf" [syn: lacelike]

  2. having open interstices or resembling a web [syn: netlike, netted, webbed, weblike, webby]

  3. [also: laciest, lacier]

Lacy-Lakeview, TX -- U.S. city in Texas
Population (2000): 5764
Housing Units (2000): 2575
Land area (2000): 3.810101 sq. miles (9.868116 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 3.810101 sq. miles (9.868116 sq. km)
FIPS code: 40168
Located within: Texas (TX), FIPS 48
Location: 31.625315 N, 97.105025 W
ZIP Codes (1990):
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Lacy-Lakeview, TX
Lacy, TX

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Usage examples of "lacy".

Madame Bellini had been keeping a lacy black woolen stole wound around her head and across her face like a yashmak.

Tethered to the surface by a trio of cables, the island was a light collection of flowered balconies and lacy bridgework, enclosing a central gas bag, topped by tall whimsical glass spires and greenhouse towers.

She ate the smoked salmon and finished off the Chardonnay, rechilled with lumps of ice, among the many lacy white pillows of her huge low bed.

When DeeAnn helped Cristy remove her outerwear, Lauren saw the child was wearing a deep red velveteen dress with a lacy petticoat, white lace tights and black patent-leather shoes.

An old olive-wood gateleg table holding handwoven place mats, ceramic plates, and cutlery was sheltered from the sun by a lacy network of jasmine trees growing up from the other side of the stucco wall.

The table was clothed in maroon velvet edged with dull bullion fringe and topped by a lace runner made lacier by moths.

So from those ropes and knots she turned away, back to the lacier twinings of the pequeninos, to the strong trees that nevertheless recoiled from her because they knew that she was the stronger one.

Long galleries of thick stone fronted the top third on its three free sides, their contours stepped in or out as the contours of the mountain of which they were carved dictated, so that the whole effect was of a massive upsurge of stone becoming lacier and more intricate as it rose, like foam atop a wave.

So Flynn packed some of his laciest underwear, Toby made plans for extensive relaxation and as little actual work as he could get away with, and they boarded ship for Virimonde.

She swept into the common in her laciest negligee, looking unusually beautiful and desirable, but my mind was too troubled to be seduced.

She started with underwear, making sure to pick out the laciest ones she owned.

A woman wearing a white headcloth was selling piles of the laciest pancakes Sabin had ever seen with some kind of honey syrup drizzled over them.

Before she could catch her breath, Anne was already rifling through the laciest, scantiest, sheerest panties the clerk could show her.

Beneath it, Holbrook could catch only glimpses of the blackest, laciest, tightest corset Mt.

Sara wore white Mephisto slides, a sleeveless white dress with a deep V neckline, and her laciest bra and panty set to her wedding.