- a fine, hard, extra-strong cotton threadin full lisle thread
- a fabric, or stockings, gloves, etc., knit or woven of lisle
Origin of lisleafter Lisle, earlier spelling, spelled of Lille, where origin, originally made
made of lisle
- A fine, smooth, tightly twisted thread spun from long-staple cotton.
- Fabric knitted of this thread, used especially for hosiery and underwear.
Origin of lisleAfter Lisle (Lille), France
Named after Lisle, France, where it was first produced.