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Definition of the noun lisle

What does lisle mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: lisles

  1. a fabric woven with lisle thread
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic words: cloth / fabric / material / textile = artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers
  2. a strong tightly twisted cotton thread (usually made of long-staple cotton)
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonym of lisle: lisle thread
    • more generic word: cotton = thread made of cotton fibers

Alternative definition of the noun lisle

noun

  1. A type of strong cotton thread.
  2. Cloth woven from lisle thread.

Places

  1. Lisle is a village in DuPage County, Illinois, United States. The population was 21,182 at the 2000 census, and estimated to be 23,135 as of 2008. It is part of the Chicago metropolitan area and the Illinois Technology and Research Corridor. It is also the headquarters of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission Region III.
  2. Lisle is a commune in the Dordogne department in Aquitaine in southwestern France.
  3. Lisle is a village in Broome County, New York. The population was 320 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Binghamton Metropolitan Statistical Area. The village was named after a community in France.

There are other places with in their name, like De Lisle, Kingston Lisle and Lisle Township.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Lisle

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Google previewThe Literary Panorama (1808)

unhappily, but too well founded in fact, , “Lisle is a very large and very fine city; but a fashion of strong iron cross-bars ...

Google previewThe Literary Panorama, and National Register (1808)

Lisle is a very large and very fine city; but a fashion of strong iron cross-bars ...

Google previewOutlines of History (1854)

Illustrated by Numerous Geographical and Historical Notes and Maps : Embracing : Part I. Ancient History : Part II. Modern History by Marcius Willson

Lisle is a strongly-fortified city of France, near the Belgian frontier, one hundred anft twenty-four miles north-east from Paris. Lisle is supposed to ha re b»;en founded in 640. II successively belonged to the counts of Flanders, the kings of Frince, ...

Google previewA New Universal Gazetteer (1823)

Or Geographical Dictionary ... by Jedidiah Morse, Richard Cary Morse

Lisle is a fortress of the first rank. Its citadel, the chef d'aeurre of Vauban, is the first in Europe after that of Turin. It is a mile in circuit, and is situated to the N.W. of the town, from which it is separated by a spacious esplanade and a canal.

Google previewGeological Survey Bulletin (1907)

Enclosed by high hills, Lisle is an upland valley, the floor of which is from a mile to a mile and a half in width. Its approximate height, according to aneroid readings, is between 700 and 800 feet above sea-level. The railway-station at Lisle-road ...

Google previewA New Universal Gazetteer, Or, Geographical Dictionary (1821)

Containing a Description of the Various Countries, Provinces, Cities, Towns Seas, Lakes, Rivers, Mountains, Capes, &c. in the Known World : with an Appendix, Containing an Account of the Monies, Weights, and Measures of Various Countries with Tables Illustrating the Population, Commerce, and Resources of the United States : Accompanied with an Atlas by Jedidiah Morse

Lisle is a fortress of the first rank. Its citadel, the chef d'eeurre of Vauban, is the first in Europe after that of Turin. It is a mile in circuit, and is situated to the N. W. of the town, from which it is separated by a spacious esplanade and a canal.

Google previewThe General Gazetteer (1801)

Or, Compendious Geographical Dictionary : Containing a Description of the Empires, Kingdoms, States, Provinces, Cities ... in the Known World, with Government, Customs, Manners, and Religion of the Inhabitants by Richard Brookes

It is called Lisle, (that is L'Isle, the island) because it was fortherly surröänded by marshes, which have becri drained by the industri of the inhabitants. Its citadel, construcléâ by Väuää is supposed to be the filest in Europe next to that ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of British Writers, 16th, 17th, and 18th Centuries (2009)

by Alan Hager, Book Builders LLC.

letter writer Honor Grenville Bassett, the widow of Sir John Bassett, married Arthur Plantagenet, Viscount Lisle, in 1532.

Google previewIllinois Encyclopedia (2008)

by Caryn Hannan

LISLE Village, DuPage County; Northeast Illinois, 5 mi. south of Wheaton on the Des Plaines River. Two brothers, Luther and James Hatch, settled the ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica Or Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature (1842)

The cotton from that country, before the re" cent encouragements to its growth had given birth to its Lisle. present enormous production, all. centred in Lisbon; and it was the entrepot for the gold, the silver, and the precious stones which the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Geomorphology (2004)

by Andrew Goudie

1995; Lisle et aL 2001). A sediment wave is not necessarily a hody of bed material moving en masse downstream, but evolves as a disturbance in the interactions between flow, channel topography and the transport of bed material that can be ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; or, Universal dictionary of Knowledge (1806)

by Encyclopaedia Perthensis

LISLE, or Lille, a large, ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica, Or a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature (1810)

Lisle. harbours in the world; and there were a great number not only of fine churches and convents here, but also of other public buildings, and particularly of royal palaces, and others belonging to the grandees ; but the greatest part of them, ...

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Small photo of Wild phlox carpets a woodland meadow at The Morton Arboretum in Lisle, Illinois.Small photo of Sunset light on wildflowers and native prairie plants at Schulenberg Prairie. The Morton Arboretum, Lisle, Illinois.Small photo of Main square Lisle sur Tarn is a medieval village Tarn Midi Pyrenees France on October 8, 2014Small photo of Main square Lisle sur Tarn is a medieval village Tarn Midi Pyrenees FranceSmall photo of Sunset colors paint the sky at the close of a summer day. Schulenberg Prairie, The Morton Arboretum, Lisle, Illinois.Small photo of Autumn reflections in the placid surface of Sterling Pond on a rainy November day. The Morton Arboretum, Lisle, Illinois.Small photo of Autumn reflections in the placid surface of Sterling Pond on a rainy November day. The Morton Arboretum, Lisle, Illinois. More...

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You must learn to face the fact, always, that you choose to do what you do, and that everything you do affects not only you but others. (Holly Lisle)
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Scrabble value of L1I1S1L1E1

The value of this 5-letter word is 5 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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