argyle

(redirected from Argyl)
Also found in: Thesaurus.

ar·gyle

also ar·gyll  (är′gīl′)
n.
1. A knitting pattern of varicolored, diamond-shaped areas on a solid background.
2. A sock knit in this pattern.

[After Clan Campbell of Argyle, Argyll, a former county of western Scotland, originally from the pattern of their tartan.]

argyle

or

argyll

adj
(Clothing & Fashion) made of knitted or woven material with a diamond-shaped pattern of two or more colours
n
(Clothing & Fashion) (often plural) a sock made of this
[C20: after Campbell of Argyle (Argyll), the pattern being an adaptation of the tartan of this clan]

ar•gyle

or ar•gyll

(ˈɑr gaɪl)

n. (often cap.)
1. (in knitting) a diamond-shaped pattern using two or more colors.
2. an article knitted with this pattern.
[1790–1800; after Argyll; so called because orig. patterned after tartans of this county]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.argyle - a covered gravy holder of silver or other metal containing a detachable central vessel for hot water to keep the gravy warmargyle - a covered gravy holder of silver or other metal containing a detachable central vessel for hot water to keep the gravy warm
gravy boat, gravy holder, sauceboat, boat - a dish (often boat-shaped) for serving gravy or sauce
2.argyle - a design consisting of a pattern of varicolored diamonds on a solid background (originally for knitted articles)argyle - 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
pattern, design, figure - a decorative or artistic work; "the coach had a design on the doors"
3.argyle - a sock knitted or woven with an argyle design (usually used in the plural)argyle - a sock knitted or woven with an argyle design (usually used in the plural)
sock - hosiery consisting of a cloth covering for the foot; worn inside the shoe; reaches to between the ankle and the knee
References in periodicals archive ?
This Solicitation Contains All Project Documents, Addenda, And Questions And Answers For All Contracts Associated With The Pen Argyl Municipal Authority, Biosolids Dewatering Facility & Wwtp Upgrades Project, Along With The Bid Form For General Construction, Contract 2015-1.
By 1984 the company had 55 stores when Argyl Foods acquired the firm for PS25m.
PEN ARGYL, PA, March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - North America's leading manufacturer of innovative concrete paving products is very pleased to announce the recent acquisition of two manufacturing facilities.
Argyl charity Mary's Meals are working tirelessly in Liberia to bring food to desperate families.
Mr Stark's colleagues, The Argyl and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada held a parade in Hamilton, Ontario, for Justin one day before Remembrance Day.
Lastly, third questionnaire was Argyl and Lou's Oxford Happiness Questionnaire (1989), which included 29 questions in four scales is different levels of very high (5) high (4) Average (3) low (2) and very low (1), and scores will be between 0 and 125.
Techo-Bloc has facilities in Middleboro; Penn Argyl, Pa.
The space expansion enabled Berkheimer to consolidate our printing operations from Pen Argyl, PA into our Bethlehem facility.
landfill in Pen Argyl, Northampton County, Pennsylvania (40[degrees] 52' N, 75[degrees] 15' W).
and Bernice Gilbertson of Harrisburg; a son, Daniel, of Pen Argyl, Pa.
The room where Ms Todd lived was part of a block of terraces for homeless people owned by the Argyl church in Southport.