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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A smooth very strong thread made of cotton.

Usage examples (30)
  • The gloves were knitted with lisle yarn and were very durable.
  • The "Diana" is a silk stocking with lisle top and soles.
  • It is of heavy lisle, full fashioned and fast color -- black or tan.
  • Could feel the cool fabric gliding between her legs, skimming over her lisle stockings. for more
Tutoring comment
  • Lisle rhymes with Nile.
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