Lisle Lisle (l[imac]l), n. A city of France celebrated for certain manufactures. [1913 Webster]

{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. [1913 Webster]

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  • Lisle — findet sich im Familiennamen folgender Personen: Charles Leconte de Lisle (1818–1894), französischer Dichter Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle (1760–1836), französischer Dichter der Marseillaise Heather De Lisle, Heather Anne De Lisle (* 1976),… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • lisle — [līl] n. [after Lisle, earlier sp. of LILLE, where orig. made] 1. a fine, hard, extra strong cotton thread: in full, lisle thread 2. a fabric, or stockings, gloves, etc., knit or woven of lisle adj. made of lisle …   English World dictionary

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  • Lisle — see LECONTE DE LISLE Charles Marie (René) & ROUGET DE LISLE Claude Joseph …   English World dictionary

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  • lisle — 1851, from Fr. Lisle, earlier spelling of Lille, cith in northwest France where the thread was made; the name is apparently originally l isle the island, referring to its location …   Etymology dictionary

  • Lisle — (spr. Leil), Städtischer Vezirk in der Grafschaft Broome des Staates New York (Nordamerika); 1800 Ew …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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