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Meaning of LISLE

Pronunciation:  lIl

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a strong tightly twisted cotton thread (usually made of long-staple cotton)
  2. [n]  a fabric woven with lisle thread
 

LISLE is a 5 letter word that starts with L.

 

 See Also: cloth, cotton, fabric, material, textile

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Lisle\ (l[imac]l), n.
A city of France celebrated for certain manufactures.

{Lisle glove}, a fine summer glove, made of Lisle thread.

{Lisle lace}, a fine handmade lace, made at Lisle.

{Lisle thread}, a hard twisted cotton thread, originally
   produced at Lisle.

 

 

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