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lisle

a. a strong fine cotton thread or fabric
b. (as modifier): lisle stockings

lisle

[līl]
(textiles)
Fine-quality, tightly twisted, long-staple cotton yarn with a sleek surface produced by passing it near a gas flame to remove fuzz.
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Court records released this week in Will County show Dave Nelson, a former candidate for Lisle village clerk who ran on a slate with the current mayor and two trustees, was the key proponent of a plan to place referendum questions concerning the proposed mergers on spring 2017 ballots.
Chris LISLE (right) receives the Singles Championship Cup and Crystal Bowl from Julie Cardill, watched by league chairman Bryan Knox
John Lisle was just six months old when his father, George Lisle, drowned in February, 1848, along with six other men from the village.
Shaw and Lisle director Simon Shaw said: "We wanted to create something using local ingredients, but a bit more upmarket than your run-of-the-mill sandwich.
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The new shuttle offered by the company has been accepted by Don Cook, the president of Lisle Park District Board.
Martin Tillman (1981), then director of Lisle Fellowship, Inc.
Lisle, Ballard, and Kanter suspected that the report filed as the Tax Court's opinion was not Judge Couvillion's original report and filed motions to have access to his original report, which the Tax Court denied.
SOLUTIONS: The team used proportions, materials, and detailing that would build upon the historic ND campus, also drawing from gothic precedents with a courtyard that forms a cloister shared by the two programs, Lisle says.
Miss De Lisle Wells, from Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire, was a talented jockey who was due to compete in an amateur race at next week's Cheltenham Festival.
Lisle and Leyshon's book introduces the basic stereographic concepts in a more clear and efficient way than any other textbook of similar content, except perhaps for the classical book of Phillips (1971), which is still an unbeatable short introduction, but it is now out of print.