Argyle definition

ärgīl
A knitting pattern of varicolored, diamond-shaped areas on a solid background.
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A sock knit in this pattern.
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Argyle socks.
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A pattern of diamond-shaped areas on a solid background; used especially of knitwear.
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A sock having this pattern.
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Alternative spelling of Argyll.
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Knitted or woven in a pattern of diamond-shaped figures of different colors.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
argyle
Plural:
argyles

Origin of argyle

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

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition