lisle

noun, often attributive
\ ˈlī(-ə)l How to pronounce lisle (audio) \

Definition of lisle

: a smooth tightly twisted thread usually made of long-staple cotton

First Known Use of lisle

1858, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for lisle

Lisle Lille, France

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