argyll argyll  /ɑr ˈɡaɪl/

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)

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News

  • Lord Drayson's Record-Breaking Car Stars At Royal Automobile Club's Centenary Midsummer Drive-In

    WOODCOTE PARK, UNITED KINGDOM – June 28, 2013: The stars of the night at Woodcote Park's Centenary event were the 1913 Argyll 15/30, presented by Lord and Lady Borwick and the record-breaking 2013 Drayson B12 69/EV car that arrived at the Club straight from Elvington, only a few hours after setting a multitude of World Land Speed records.
    on June 28, 2013     Source: The Auto Channel

Quotes

  1. Mr Swinney said: "Carraig Gheal wind farm will provide a significant amount of electricity used in Argyll and Bute's homes and is another step towards making Scotland the green energy capital of Europe. We already have the comparative advantage of a...
    on Jun 13, 2008 By: Alex Salmond Source: Galloway Today

  2. But Argyll and Bute Liberal Democrat MP Alan Reid said: "The report clearly shows the council is planning to close schools. It will cause a great deal of concern to parents and pupils. The Scottish Government has given Argyll and Bute no money to...
    on May 11, 2010 By: Alan Reid Source: Scotsman

  3. Mr Swinney said: "While we cannot be complacent, today's announcement from Highlands and Islands Enterprise of support for Argyll tourism through approved investment in hotels in Machrihanish and Campbeltown, shows new projects are still going ahead...
    on Oct 26, 2009 By: John Swinney Source: BBC News

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