from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To relieve, mitigate, assuage (pain etc.).
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In tapestry, the threads of the warp taken together.
- n. A fine, sheer fabric of either silk or cotton, used for women's neckwear and for ruching.
From Old English līssian. (Wiktionary)