Definition of Argyle

1. Noun. A covered gravy holder of silver or other metal containing a detachable central vessel for hot water to keep the gravy warm.

Exact synonyms: Argyll
Generic synonyms: Boat, Gravy Boat, Gravy Holder, Sauceboat



2. Noun. A design consisting of a pattern of varicolored diamonds on a solid background (originally for knitted articles); patterned after the tartan of a clan in western Scotland.
Exact synonyms: Argyll
Generic synonyms: Design, Figure, Pattern

3. Noun. A sock knitted or woven with an argyle design (usually used in the plural).
Exact synonyms: Argyll
Generic synonyms: Sock

Definition of Argyle

1. Proper noun. (alternative spelling of Argyll) ¹

2. Noun. a pattern of diamond-shaped areas on a solid background; used especially of knitwear ¹

3. Noun. a sock having this pattern ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Argyle

1. a knitting pattern [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Argyle

argus
argus-eyed
argus pheasant
argus shell
arguses
argutation
argutations
argute
argutely
arguteness
argutite
argy-bargied
argy-bargies
argy-bargy
argy-bargying
argyle (current term)
argyles
argyll
argylls
argyr-
argyria
argyrias
argyriasis
argyric
argyrin
argyrins
argyrism
argyrite
argyrites
argyro-

Literary usage of Argyle

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1. A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen by Robert Chambers, Thomas Thomson (1853)
"argyle, sensible perhaps of his inferiority, returned to Edinburgh, and threw up his commission. Montrose, now left to act as he thought proper, ..."

2. The History of England from the Accession of James II. by Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay, Samuel Austin Allibone (1875)
"argyle very unwisely anchored off Kirkwall, and allowed two of his followers to go on shore there. The bishop ordered them to be arrested. ..."

3. History of the Commonwealth and Protectorate, 1649-1656 by Samuel Rawson Gardiner (1903)
"THE CONDUCT OF argyle The war, therefore — if war it can be called — resolved ... argyle himself had a difficult part to play. No one could ex- pect jj¡m to ..."

4. The Dictionary of Biographical Reference: Containing Over One Hundred by Lawrence Barnett Phillips (1889)
"English writer; 1816 argyle, Archibald, Marquis of. partisan of Cromwell ... 1847 argyle, George Douglas Campbell, Duke of. politician and scholar ; b. ..."

5. Annals of the Liverpool Stage: From the Earliest Period to the Present Time by R. J. Broadbent (1908)
"This favourite place of entertainment was opened as the argyle Music Hall in ... Grannell then ran the argyle in conjunction with the Rotunda, Liverpool. ..."

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