knit goods, as gloves or hose, made of .
made of .
[leel for 1–3; lahyl for 4] /lil for 1–3; laɪl for 4/
former name of .
a town in NE Illinois.
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.
noun 1. a fine, high-twisted and hard-twisted cotton thread, at least two-ply, used for hosiery, gloves, etc.
[lisp] /lɪsp/ noun 1. a speech defect consisting in pronouncing s and z like or nearly like the th- sounds of thin and this, respectively. 2. Phonetics. any unconventional articulation of the sibilants, as the pronunciation of s and z with the tongue between the teeth (lingual protrusion lisp) close to or touching the upper […]
- Lisp 1
The original Lisp. Invented by John McCarthy et al at MIT in the late 50’s. Followed by LISP 1.5.
- Lisp 1.5
The second version of Lisp, successor to LISP 1. Developed at MIT in 1959. Followed by LISP 1.75, LISP 1.9, Lisp 2 and many other versions.