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  • proper noun A former county of Scotland

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  • noun 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
  • noun a covered gravy holder of silver or other metal containing a detachable central vessel for hot water to keep the gravy warm
  • noun a sock knitted or woven with an argyle design (usually used in the plural)


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  • Airspace over Scotland's Outer Hebrides was closed, affecting Stornoway, Tiree, Barra and Benbecula airports, with Campeltown in Argyll also closed.

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  • The mitre of the Bishop of Argyll is pictured below ...

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  • Some council sources, meanwhile, said they were uncomfortable subsidising policing from education budgets, as is the case in areas such as Argyll and Ayrshire.


  • There we will meet Rachel and her family, who will have driven up the face of England, and Alexander and his, who will have come down from Argyll.

    Jean's Knitting

  • I cast it on on the train to Glasgow on Friday; finished it and cast on one for the other foot on the bus from Cairndow (in Argyll) to Glasgow yesterday.

    Jean's Knitting

  • Such areas include Argyll & Bute in Scotland, Merthyr Tydfil in Wales, Middlesbrough in the north-east, Sefton in the north-west and a smattering of constituencies further south such as Gloucester and Plymouth.

    Cuts come to a green and pleasant land

  • This is a remnant of the ancient Forest of Caledon that is reputed to have once stretched from the Beauly Firth to the Argyll coast.

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  • My own interest in Stalag 18A stems from my late father, Sgt George Brown of the Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, who was a POW there.


  • Dad was posted to Palestine with the 1st Battalion Argyll &

    George Brown

  • On the 1st of November 1938, aged 18 years, he enlisted in the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders at

    George Brown


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