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Origin of lisle
Words nearby lisle
Definition for lisle (2 of 2)
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.
De Lisle says that where we have hand grenades we can advance still further; where we have not, we lose ground.
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