lisle

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Named after Lisle, France, where it was first produced.

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Noun[edit]

lisle (uncountable)

  1. A type of strong cotton thread, or a cloth woven from such thread.
    • 1982, TC Boyle, Water Music, Penguin 2006, p. 41:
      He wore a feather in his hat, doeskin breeches, lisle hose and an iridescent waistcoat.

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Adjective[edit]

lisle

  1. singular definite of liten