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ar·gylealso ar·gyll (är′gīl′)
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.]
a historic county in W Scotland. Also called Ar•gyll•shire (ɑrˈgaɪl ʃɪər, -ʃər)
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|Noun||1.||argyll - a covered gravy holder of silver or other metal containing a detachable central vessel for hot water to keep the gravy warm|
|2.||argyll - 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|
|3.||argyll - 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