Etymology
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Argyle (n.)

"diamond-shaped pattern of two or more colors in fabric," said to be so called from similarity to tartans worn by Campbell clan of Argyll, Scotland. The place name is literally "land of the Gaels," with first element from Old Irish airer "country." Argyle socks is from 1935.

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Definitions of Argyle

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