Definition of Argal

1. Noun. Wild sheep of semidesert regions in central Asia.

Exact synonyms: Argali, Ovis Ammon
Group relationships: Genus Ovis, Ovis
Generic synonyms: Wild Sheep



Definition of Argal

1. n. Crude tartar. See Argol.

2. adv. A ludicrous corruption of the Latin word ergo, therefore.

3. n. A species of wild sheep (Ovis ammon, or O. argali), remarkable for its large horns. It inhabits the mountains of Siberia and central Asia.

Definition of Argal

1. Adverb. thus, therefore ¹

2. Noun. crude tartar. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Argal

1. argol [n -S] - See also: argol

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Argal

arethusas
aretology
arets
arett
aretted
aretting
aretts
arew
areæ
arfendazam
arformoterol
arfs
arfvedsonite
arfvedsonites
arg
argal (current term)
argala
argalas
argali
argalis
argals
argan
argand
argands
argans
argasid
argasids
argemone
argemones
argent

Literary usage of Argal

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1. A Collection of the Chronicles and Ancient Histories of Great Britain, Now by Jehan de Wavrin, William Hardy (1864)
"argal, who was the next eldest to him, obtained the kingdom of Britain ... argal, who was deposed, as you have heard, made earnest solicitation far and near ..."

2. American Biography: Or, An Historical Account of Those Persons who Have Been by Jeremy Belknap (1798)
"WE have no account of Gapt argal Before the year 1-609, when he came to Virginia, ... Certainly it was before argal was made Dtp-. uty-Governor, in 1617, ..."

3. The History of the United States of North America: From the Plantation of by James Grahame (1836)
"Indian Chief's Daughter seized by argal—married to Rolfe.—Right of private Property in Land ... Expedition of argal against Port Royal and New York. ..."

4. A Glossary of Tudor and Stuart Words: Especially from the Dramatists by Walter William Skeat, Anthony Lawson Mayhew (1914)
"... (Rough List). argal, therefore. Hamlet, v. 1. 21. A clown's substitution for L. ergo, therefore. argent, silver ; hence, money. ..."

5. Hakluytus posthumus: Contayning a History of the World in Sea Voyages and by Samuel Purchas (1906)
"... and their supplantation by Sir Samuel argal, in right of the English Plantation. He late alteration of Virginia Government is ..."

6. American Annals: Or, a Chronological History of America, from Its Discovery by Abiel Holmes (1805)
"... Captain argal, Striving at Virginia as governor, state of found all the public works and buildings in James vir#D>* Town fallen to decay ; five or six ..."

7. Sketches of the History of the Town of Camden, Maine: Including Incidental by John Lymburner Locke (1859)
"Samuel argal, (subsequently governor of Virginia,) visited these shores while in the pursuit of fishing and trading with the natives, about the year 1613, ..."

8. History of New Netherland by Edmund Bailey O'Callaghan (1855)
"... to send a ship to the Great River—Erect forts thereupon—Establishment on the island of Manhattan under Hendrick Corstiaensen—Visited by Captain argal, ..."

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