argyle argyle  /ˈɑr ˌɡaɪl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a covered gravy holder of silver or other metal containing a detachable central vessel for hot water to keep the gravy warm
  2. (n) 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. (n) a sock knitted or woven with an argyle design (usually used in the plural)

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Michael sports an argyle sweater and flowered shirt.
  2. He's agoraphobic and argyle-phobic, which means he's afraid of argyle socks.
  3. For Michelle, the big question is who made her darling cardigan with the sequins and the argyle print.

News

  1. Argyle ISD to allow faculty to carry guns

    In direct response to the tragedy in December at Newtown. Conn., officials with the Argyle ISD voted to approve allowing faculty and staff to carry concealed firearms on the district's campuses. The approval came during a meeting on May 20.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Flower Mound Leader

  2. Argyle softball field dedicated to former high school star

    ARGYLE -- On a sunny early summer day, as children in brightly colored T-shirts eagerly waited for their end-of-season trophies, athletes and their parents took a moment to dedicate the Argyle Recreation Center’s softball field to Krista DePew.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Post-Star

  3. Argyle set to host Spanish students

    ARGYLE -- In September, 14 students and one teacher from a high school in Spain will spend two weeks at the Argyle school district.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Post-Star

Quotes

  1. "I don't think (Argyle manager) Paul Sturrock could have had any complaints had we beaten them by five or six," said Roeder. "We hit the woodwork three or four times and missed other opportunities and our play didn't come anywhere near as...
    on Sep 15, 2008 By: Glenn Roeder Source: Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

  2. "We are now in dialogue with a group of local citizens protesting on Argyle Street in Caledonia," Fantino said in a release. "I am calling on all persons to act in a respectful manner and to build upon the relationships that have been...
    on Sep 1, 2008 By: Julian Fantino Source: Canoe.ca

  3. "There's confidence, and when you look around the world Shane Smeltz is scoring goals for fun, Chris Killen is scoring goals for Celtic, Rory Fallon [Plymouth Argyle] is in the fold, Chris Wood at West Brom. You look at it and this is more than just...
    on Aug 17, 2009 By: Tim Brown Source: Stuff.co.nz

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