Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In tapestry, the threads of the warp taken together.
  • noun A fine, sheer fabric of either silk or cotton, used for women's neckwear and for ruching.

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  • verb obsolete To relieve, mitigate, assuage (pain etc.).

Etymologies

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From Old English līssian.

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