Definition of argyle
: a geometric knitting pattern of varicolored diamonds in solid and outline shapes on a single background color; also : a sock knit in this pattern
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But the undercurrents of prep extended far beyond the mall stalwart: There were reimagined khaki silhouettes at Creatures of Comfort; sharp, plaid suiting at Rosie Assoulin; cool argyles at Marc Jacobs.
Socks in argyle and stripes, vibrant colors and novelty patterns, fill our dresser drawers.
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Origin and Etymology of argyle
Argyle, Argyll, branch of the Scottish clan of Campbell, from whose tartan the design was adapted
First Known Use: 1890See Words from the same year
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