Definition of lisk
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Origin and Etymology of lisk
Middle English leske, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse ljōski groin, Old Swedish & Old Danish liuske; akin to Old English lēosca groin, Middle Low German lēsche groin, Middle Dutch liese thin skin, German dialect (Switzerland) lösch loose, Old English losian to get lost
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