Lisle



[lahyl] /laɪl/

noun
1.
knit goods, as gloves or hose, made of .
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adjective
3.
made of .
[leel for 1–3; lahyl for 4] /lil for 1–3; laɪl for 4/
noun
1.
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2.
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3.
former name of .
4.
a town in NE Illinois.
/laɪl/
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n.

1851, from French 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.

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