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lisle

a. a strong fine cotton thread or fabric
b. (as modifier): lisle stockings
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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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York, looking to climb back into the pro game via the Blue Square Premier play-offs, went ahead after two minutes with a header from Lisles. Stokesley had some good chances to level before the visitors sealed it late on through Scorfield.
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For the first time in Lisles history, the board approved a flat property tax levy.
GATHERED around a table in their local pub, the Hawthorn Inn, mums Jo Mead, Alyson Owen and Cathy Lisles are discussing scrambler bikes.
Dean Lisles was an early scorer and near the end Richard Pacquette was also on target.