made of lisle thread.
How to use lisle in a sentence
Every hundred yards or so I had a close peep at the ground in front through de lisle's periscope.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I | Ian Hamilton
De lisle says that where we have hand grenades we can advance still further; where we have not, we lose ground.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I | Ian Hamilton
De lisle told me that one week had made the most astonishing difference to the savvy of these first arrivals of the New Army.
So I clambered down off my perch and went again to de lisle's post of command where I found him still sitting.
There was neither use nor time to refer back to de lisle and he had to come to the decision himself.
British Dictionary definitions for lisle
a strong fine cotton thread or fabric
(as modifier): lisle stockings
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