lisle lisle  /ˈlaɪ əl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a fabric woven with lisle thread
  2. (n) a strong tightly twisted cotton thread (usually made of long-staple cotton)

Usage(s):

  1. Catalina's striped suit, resembling a TV channel that needs focusing, is made of lisle cotton, clings to the bodice, has loose, boy-length shorts.
  2. His wife has abandoned lisle hose for nylon and wears a girdle.

News

  1. Lisle Lions Club awards scholarships

    LISLE – As part of an ongoing commitment to support education and community service, the Lisle Lions Dollars for Scholars recently awarded two $500 scholarships to graduating high school seniors.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Huntley Farmside

  2. Lisle renters 'thrilled' to return home Saturday

    Emotions are running high as residents of the Towers at Four Lakes apartments in Lisle prepare to move into their homes Saturday for the first time since flooding inundated the area April 18. Towers resident Debra Schulz said she and her 15-year-old daughter, Haleigh, are "thrilled" to return to their eighth-floor home after the "humbling" and "stressful" experience of being away for almost two ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Daily Herald

  3. Lisle officials get early look at future school

    Ductwork is exposed, walls are incomplete and dust and other construction debris still litter the floor inside Universal Technical Institute's future location in Lisle. But it's the promise of what the unfinished 185,000-square-foot structure will become that had Lisle officials excited Monday as they toured the site along Warrenville Road. "To go from having something that was lying dormant and ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Daily Herald

Quotes

  • "He [Renouf] played quite well for us today, but we'll wait and see the extent of the injury," Clarkson said. "If you lose one soldier, you'll just replace him with another one. Lisle stepped up and did a pretty serviceable job against pretty...
    on Mar 6, 2010 By: Alastair Clarkson Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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