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
Origin and Etymology of argyle
Argyle, Argyll, branch of the Scottish clan of Campbell, from whose tartan the design was adapted
First Known Use: 1890
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