• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Liss lĭs Release; remission; ease; relief. "Of penance had a lisse ."
    • v. t Liss To free, as from care or pain; to relieve. "Lissed of his care."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n liss Relief; ease; abatement; cessation.
    • n liss Comfort; happiness.
    • liss To ease; lighten; relieve; abate.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
AS. lissan,


In literature:

Yass'r, I done kissed M'lisse.
"The Crossing" by Winston Churchill
As for M'liss, she was there, sunbonnet and all.
"The Mountains" by Stewart Edward White
Gloves was Sir Reginald Liss at Marley End.
"Actions and Reactions" by Rudyard Kipling
It leads nowhere: to the no man's land, the broken country by Liss.
"Hills and the Sea" by H. Belloc
Your own brother went to Shainsa and routed out The Lisse.
"The Door Through Space" by Marion Zimmer Bradley
That Liss has pretty well poisoned me over and over again.
"Syd Belton" by George Manville Fenn
As he stood he could hear the river Lisse whispering, calling him.
"Lorraine" by Robert W. Chambers
Do yez want me to arrest the Po-liss Magisthrate himsilf?
"Chinkie's Flat and Other Stories" by Louis Becke
Where this is present, the work is of the prized haute lisse or high-warp manufacture, instead of the basse lisse or low-warp.
"The Tapestry Book" by Helen Churchill Candee
One day he met in the woods a giant Dalesman named Liss Lars, and, as they were chatting together, a great bear attacked Gustavus.
"Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 5 of 8" by Various

In news:

Vote Liss for Loomis council.
I am supporting Gary Liss , because.
Gary Liss is the first councilmember who has done something to put money in your pocket.
Gary Liss negotiated a Super-Saver rate that will put up to $20 per month in your pocket.
Gary Liss has served Loomis as mayor and now as council member.
Lesia Liss for state representative, 28th District.
Lesia Liss is facing a challenge in the Democratic primary in House District 28, which covers part of Macomb Township and Warren, and all of Center Line.
Barry Liss joined the Newark-based law firm of Gibbons P.C.
The Editor spoke with Mr Liss to discuss why Gibbons is choosing to broaden its healthcare practice and what he will bring to that practice.
On Friday night, Seattle bartender Victoria Liss served a man and his date food and drinks.
Get the latest news, career stats and more about David Liss on
Chris Liss from was on SportsTalk for the first of many Wednesday Fantasy Football segments.
Aaron Liss of Green Empowerment talks about renewable energy projects in Nicaragua and the upcoming 25th anniversary of the death of Ben Linder.
I read with interest your article on Liss fans challenging Dave Wheeler's seat on the council.
La Petite Chouette dancers performed on corde lisse during the "Indah Mata" part of Tuesday's show.

In science:

R´esum´e (Sur les revˆetements des vari´et´es ab´eliennes simples ). — `A tout revˆetement fini f : Y → X de degr´e d entre vari´et´es pro jectives lisses complexes, on associe un fibr´e vectoriel Ef de rang d − 1 sur X dont l’espace total contient Y .
On coverings of simple abelian varieties
Navarro Aznar, Un crit`ere d’extension des foncteurs d´efinis sur les sch´emas lisses, Publ.
(Co)Simplicial Descent Categories
To¨en, Anneaux de dfinition des dg-algbres propres et lisses, Bull.
Derived Azumaya algebras and generators for twisted derived categories
V. S´echerre, Repr´esentations lisses de GL(m, D), I: caract`eres simples, Bull.
Intertwining of simple characters in GL(n)
Evidence that we may be observing the aftermath of a collision between two large bodies exists from the presence of impact processed silica in the spectra of the hot dust (Lisse et al. 2012, 2009).
Scattering of small bodies by planets: a potential origin for exozodiacal dust ?