plural -s
dialectal, British
: groin

Word History


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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“Lisk.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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