Definition of argyle noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

argyle

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ɑːˈɡaɪl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɑːrɡaɪl//
 
[uncountable]
 
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a knitted pattern of diamond shapes on a plain background, especially on a sweater or on socks Word Origin 1940s: from Argyll, a family name and a former county of Scotland. The pattern is based on the tartan of the Argyll branch of the Campbell clan.
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