- (of knitted articles) having a diamond-shaped pattern in two or more colors.
- a diamond-shaped pattern of two or more colors, used in knitting socks, sweaters, etc.
- a sock having this pattern.
Origin of argyle
Examples from the Web for argyle
Contemporary Examples of argyle
The first cat on the catwalk (sorry, we had to) was Vengeance, a 12-week-old Sphinx in an argyle sweater.Kitty CATure Fashion Show, An Amazing Dog and Cat Fashion Show, Happened In New York This Weekend
September 30, 2013
Eighteen years ago the world became widely aware of the plaid yellow suit, the white minidress, and an overload of argyle.Honoring the Iconic Style of ‘Clueless’
July 17, 2013
Historical Examples of argyle
Secondly, the accession of foreign troops to the Duke of Argyle's force.Memoirs of the Jacobites of 1715 and 1745.
The Marquess of Argyle was the head of a party as well as the head of a tribe.
For that territory, however, he owed homage to the House of Argyle.
As Argyle's to the tartan, my heart has warmed to an Irishman since that night.Destruction and Reconstruction:
Their son Archibald succeeded as fifth Earl of Argyle about the end of 1558.
- made of knitted or woven material with a diamond-shaped pattern of two or more colours
- (often plural) a sock made of this
Word Origin for argyle
Word Origin and History for argyle
"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," from Old Irish airer "country." Argyle socks is from 1935.