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 (är′gôl′) also ar·gal (-gəl)
Crude potassium bitartrate, a by-product of winemaking.

[Middle English argoile, from Anglo-Norman argoil, ultimately from Latin argilla, clay; see argil.]


(ˈɑːɡɒl) or


(Elements & Compounds) crude potassium hydrogentartrate, deposited as a crust on the sides of wine vats
[C14: from Anglo-French argoil, of unknown origin]


(ˈɑr gəl)

a crude tartar produced as a by-product of grape fermentation and used in dyeing, in tartaric acid, and in fertilizers.
[1350–1400; Middle English argul, argoile < Anglo-French argoil « Latin argilla clay]
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The Argol answers that she has already done so without effect, and begins to relieve her mind about cheap German enamels for collar-bearings.
Mae Carys yn deud bod angen mynd atyn nhw'n weddol aml er mwyn iddyn nhw ddod i arfer, ond argol, mae meddwl am fynd at y diawlied yn gwneud i mi ystyried estyn am 'flame-thrower' yn hytrach na megin wynt.
Entre suas principais obras destacam-se: Derniere mode familiale (Flammarion, 2000), Poesies didactiques (Theatre typographique, 2001), Chantspopulaires (Flammarion, 2007) e Boustrophes (Texts & Crafts, 2011), no dominio da poesia, e Beck, l'Impersonnage: rencontre avec Gerard Tessier (Argol, 2006), Un Journal (Flammarion, 2008) e La Berceuse et le Clairon, essai sur la multitude litteraire (Le Bruit du temps, no prelo), no dominio do ensaio.
Cael, 28, of 34 Argol St., Providence, charged with driving a motor vehicle that has no inspection sticker, not responsible; possession of chemical mace without an FID card, dismissed; and possession of a Class B drug (crack cocaine), sufficient facts found but continued without a finding for one year with probation, $50 victim-witness assessment, and must submit to random drug testing.