Pronunciation: (līl), [key]
1. knit goods, as gloves or hose, made of lisle thread.
2. See lisle thread.
made of lisle thread.
Pronunciation: (lēl for 1–3; līl for 4), [key]
1. See Leconte de Lisle.
2. See Rouget de Lisle.
3. former name of Lille.
4. a town in NE Illinois. 13,625.
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