See also: lissé
- (obsolete) To relieve, mitigate, assuage (pain etc.).
- Late 14th century: And on his wey forthward thanne is he fare / In hope for to been lissed of his care. — Geoffrey Chaucer, ‘The Franklin's Tale’, Canterbury Tales
- A fine sheer fabric of silk or cotton used in women's neckwear and in ruching.
- In tapestry, the threads of the warp taken together.
Probably from lisser.
lisse (plural lisses)
- first-person singular present indicative of
- third-person singular present indicative of
- first-person singular present subjunctive of
- third-person singular present subjunctive of
- second-person singular imperative of
- “lisse” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).
lisse (masculine and feminine, plural lisses)