lisle

Definitions of lisle
  1. noun
    a strong tightly twisted cotton thread (usually made of long-staple cotton)
    synonyms: lisle thread
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    type of:
    cotton
    thread made of cotton fibers
  2. noun
    a fabric woven with lisle thread
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    type of:
    cloth, fabric, material, textile
    artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers
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