• WordNet 3.6
    • n argyll a sock knitted or woven with an argyle design (usually used in the plural)
    • n argyll 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 argyll 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:

In Glen Livet the Roman Catholics, under the marquess of Huntly, worsted the Protestants under the earl of Argyll.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2" by Various
Argyle Street is very broad and two miles long, one of the finest avenues in Great Britain.
"Foot-prints of Travel" by Maturin M. Ballou
Argyle, Duke of, secedes from Walpole's administration, ii.
"Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3)" by Thomas Babington Macaulay
Towards the end of the fifth century a colony of Irish Scots had driven out the Picts from the modern Argyle.
"A Student's History of England, v. 1 (of 3)" by Samuel Rawson Gardiner
Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders.
"History of the War in South Africa 1899-1902 v. 1 (of 4)" by Frederick Maurice
Lieutenant D. S. K. Crosbie, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders.
"The War in the Air; Vol. 1" by Walter Raleigh
In the year 1556, he and Argyle wrote to Mr. Knox at Geneva, to return to Scotland, in order to further the reformation.
"Biographia Scoticana (Scots Worthies)" by John Howie
A pier was opened here in 1889 by the Duke of Argyll.
"Bournemouth, Poole & Christchurch" by Sidney Heath
Mr. Lindsay was little less astonished than the Duke of Argyle when his gardener claimed to be the owner of a Latin work on mathematics.
"The Wide, Wide World" by Susan Warner
With an introduction by the Duke of Argyll.
"Life of Charles Darwin" by G. T. (George Thomas) Bettany

In poetry:

"I wadna kiss thee, great Argyle,
I wadna kiss thee fairly,
I wadna kiss thee, great Argyle,
Gin you shouldna leave a standing stane Airly."
"The Bonnie House O' Airly" by Andrew Lang
It fell on a day, and a bonnie summer day,
When the corn grew green and yellow,
That there fell out a great dispute
Between Argyle and Airly.
"The Bonnie House O' Airly" by Andrew Lang
Beneath thy roof, Argyle, are bred
Such thoughts as prompt the brave to lie
Stretch'd out in honour's nobler bed,
Beneath a nobler roof — the sky.
"Verses Left" by Alexander Pope
The lady look'd o'er her window sae hie,
And O but she looked weary!
And there she espied the great Argyle
Come to plunder the bonnie house o' Airly.
"The Bonnie House O' Airly" by Andrew Lang
Grow, then, my foster-child, and strengthen,
Bough over bough, a murmurous pile,
And, as your stately stem shall lengthen,
So may the statelier of Argyll!
"On Planting A Tree At Inveraray" by James Russell Lowell
But alas! they were not proof against the weapons of the foe,
Which filled their hearts with despair and woe;
And, not able to maintain their close form, they were beaten back,
And Lennox and Argyle, their leaders, were slain, alack!
"The Battle of Flodden Field" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

New Judge to Preside Over Deadly Argyle Fire Case.
Argyle school officials plan to set their tax rate based on a certified estimate they received in June, rather than the certified tax roll totals released last week as they prepare to call a tax ratification election.
Recently, The Wall Street Journal noted how the fashion industry is refocusing on Scottish goods, including the iconic Fair Isle sweater as well as paisley, plaid and argyle.
Sarah Argyle bends down to inspect a flickering flashlight on the concrete floor.
Pen Argyl at Catasauqua high school football.
About the only one having fun during Saturday's snowstorm was Pen Argyl's unbeaten football team.
Abilene Wylie downs Argyle.
Argyle's Laine Lowry (11) and her teammates watch Wylie celebrate after losing in a fifth-set battle, 16-18, in the Class 3A semi-finals at the Curtis Culwell Center in Garland, Texas, on November 16, 2012.
FLOWER MOUND — Argyle rolled up 528 yards of total offense and scored 31 first-half points as it cruised to a 45-0 Class 3A Division II Region II bi-district victory over Bridgeport .
Argyle (10-1) will play Melissa in an area showdown tentatively set for 2 pm Friday at C.H.
ARGYLE — Delaney Sain was money on the block and she and her Argyle teammates shut down Ponder's shooters as Argyle earned a 47-37 nondistrict win over the Lady Lions on Friday.
Hearst-Argyle Television -- which owns WDSU-TV -- and Cox Communications have reached an agreement that will bring WDSU's high-definition signal to Cox HD subscribers.
Argyle decided to play, and Dons are mighty glad he did.
END OF THE ROAD – Stormi Leonard shows her emotion after Decatur's regional final loss to Argyle.
Larry had recently moved to Jamestown NC, but was a long time resident of Argyle and Collinsville, TX.

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