• WordNet 3.6
    • n argyle a sock knitted or woven with an argyle design (usually used in the plural)
    • n argyle 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
    • n argyle a covered gravy holder of silver or other metal containing a detachable central vessel for hot water to keep the gravy warm
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In literature:

This gravy should be brought to table in a sauce-boat; preserve the intrinsic gravy which flows from the meat in the Argyll.
"The Cook's Oracle; and Housekeeper's Manual" by William Kitchiner
Three days after Johnson and his friend left Lochbuie, they were entertained by the Duke of Argyll in Inveraray Castle.
"Literary Tours in The Highlands and Islands of Scotland" by Daniel Turner Holmes
His father called on Archibald, Duke of Argyll, an old campaigner with Marlborough.
"James Boswell" by William Keith Leask
The Duke of Argyll, in his "Reign of Law," has pointed out the admirable adaptation of the colours of the woodcock to its protection.
"Little Masterpieces of Science:" by Various
Argyle, Earl of, 334.
"England, Picturesque and Descriptive" by Joel Cook
The Duchess of Hamilton and Argyle was hostess.
"Daughters of the Revolution and Their Times" by Charles Carleton Coffin
Argyle knew my views of the Protestant action, my ambition, my resentment against James II.
"A Romance of the West Indies" by Eugène Sue
Further information is given by the Duke of Argyle in Scotland As It Was, And As It Is.
"Storyology" by Benjamin Taylor
She saw the speck which he made against the horizon as he came over Argyle Mountain three miles away and she saw that he was riding fast.
"The Shepherd of the North" by Richard Aumerle Maher
The nobleman who is the subject of the picture is not the great and famous Marquis of Argyll, but his son, the ninth Earl of Argyll.
"Evangelists of Art" by James Patrick

In poetry:

There's our ain Jamie Clark,
Frae the hall of Argyle,
Wi' his leal Scottish heart,
And his kind open smile;
"The Five Friends" by Robert Tannahill
The Duke o' Montrose has written to Argyle
To come in the morning early,
An' lead in his men, by the back O' Dunkeld,
To plunder the bonnie house o' Airly.
"The Bonnie House O' Airly" by Andrew Lang
Farewell! to every one in the Argyle Hall.
That has Come to hear McGonagall.
Recite, and sing, his Songs to night.
Which I hope will long be rernember'd when I'm out of sight.
"Farewell Address at the Argyle Hall" by William Topaz McGonagall
There were also on the left Professor Jowett,
Besides Mr Henry Whyte and Sir James Paget,
And the Marquis of DufFerin and the Duke of Argyll,
And Lord Salisbury, who seemed melancholy all the while.
"Death and Burial of Lord Tennyson" by William Topaz McGonagall
Who was on a visit to the Bishop of Argyle,
For the good of his health, for a short while;
Because for the last three years his memory had been affected,
Which prevented him from getting his thoughts collected.
"The Tragic Death of the Rev. A.H. Mackonochie" by William Topaz McGonagall
How widely soe'er you have strayed from the fold,
Though your "thee" has grown "you," and your drab blue and gold,
To the old friendly speech and the garb's sober form,
Like the heart of Argyle to the tartan, you warm.
"The Quaker Alumni" by John Greenleaf Whittier

In news:

Argyle opens playoffs with rout of Bridgeport .
I'm sure you remember the story from earlier this year of the dog who was found duct taped on the side of the road in Argyle.
Pen Argyl at Wyoming Area high school football.
Pen Argyl comes up clutch in win.
A judge could decide next week whether an Argyle man is mentally competent to stand trial for helping start a house fire that killed his three nephews.
One of the men accused of helping start a deadly Argyle fire is found competent to stand trial.
Sophomore leads Argyle past Ponder.
Pen Argyl, Catasauqua eventually putting foes away.
Mikey Racciato walked off the Alumni Stadium field Saturday a bit bummed at himself and a little disappointed in his Pen Argyl team.
Spanish Fork 's top running threat is Braxton Argyle, who's racked up 1,296 yards and 18 scores.
Argyle Gas Well Drilling Controversy.
About a year ago, the Town of Argyle gave companies like Williams Production and Hillwood International Energy the green light to drill on its gas well s.
Mysterious goings -on at the Argyle Club.
Race officials say the Argyle, Wisconsin, musher sustained a knee injury and made the decision to scratch based on the welfare of his team.
Argyle, the District 10-3A champion, had a first-round bye and will open its postseason against Ferris at 7 tonight at Grand Prairie.

In science:

For the Crab pulsar at 146 MHz, Argyle & Gower (1972) find α ≈ 2.5 over at least two orders of magnitude of flux density (c.f.
Searches for Giant Pulses from Extragalactic Pulsars
Thanks are due to Dieter Lutz, David Sanders and Ilse van Bemmel, who allowed me to reproduce figures, and to Jim Higdon who read the manuscript. I acknowledge a long collaborative effort with Bob Argyle, Jeroen Gerritsen, Magiel Janson, Johan Knapen, David Sanders and Dick Sramek.
Star-Forming AGN Host Galaxies