A fine open fabric, typically one of cotton or silk, made by looping, twisting, or knitting thread in patterns and used especially for trimming garments. A cord or leather strip passed through eyelets or hooks on opposite sides of a shoe or garment and then pulled tight and fastened. Fasten or tighten (a shoe or garment) by tying its laces. Entwine or tangle (things, especially fingers) together. Add an ingredient, especially alcohol, to (a drink or dish) to enhance its flavor or strength. Hit (something, especially a baseball) hard.