Associations to the word «Argyll»

Wiktionary

ARGYLL, proper noun. A former county of Scotland
ARGYLL ROBERTSON PUPIL, noun. (pathology) A bilateral small pupil of the eye that reduces in size when the patient focuses on a near object but does not constrict when exposed to bright light. It is a sign of neurosyphilis.
ARGYLL ROBERTSON PUPILS, noun. (disease) pupils which narrow to track an object as it approaches the face, but which will not narrow in reaction to increased light ("accommodating, but not reactive"); a symptom of neurosyphilis stage syphilis infection.

Dictionary definition

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

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