lisle definition

  • noun:
    • a superb, smooth, firmly twisted thread spun from long-stapled cotton.
    • Fabric knitted of this thread, utilized especially for hosiery and undies.
    • a kind of strong cotton thread.
    • Cloth woven from lisle bond.
    • A city of France celebrated for certain manufactures.
    • a fabric woven with lisle thread
    • a very good tightly turned cotton fiber bond (usually made of long-staple cotton)

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