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On the first of the upper row of panels is a shield chArged with the arms of Tyldesley—Arg.
Historic Sites of Lancashire and Cheshire James Croston

The arms borne by the family are: Sable, a bend lozengy, Arg.
Cornish Characters S. Baring-Gould

Gu., an inescutcheon having a nail fixed in every point thereof in triangle, between as many holly leaves, all Arg.
English Heraldic Book-stamps Cyril Davenport

Dere was a neighbor, Shields, he’s drivin’ wood to town and goes n’cross masta’s yard and dey have Arg’ments.
Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves. Work Projects Administration

Dat whuppin’ cause plenty trouble and dere lots of Arg’ments ‘mong de white folks ’round dere.
Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves. Work Projects Administration

On the evening appointed a carriage came for us and drove us to the “Arg,” as the house of the governor is called.
Behind the Veil in Persia and Turkish Arabia M. E. Hume-Griffith

Owen Glendower also bore a lion rampant sable, “the black lion of Powyss;” his arms were Paly of eight, Arg.
The History of Signboards Jacob Larwood

The Arg reappeared and started swimming to shore, but this time clumsily, as if it were bearing a heavy weight under the surface.
A Voyage to Arcturus David Lindsay

abbreviation
Argentina

Arg abbr.
arginine

argument
argent
Latin arguendo (for the sake of the argument, in the course of the argument)
Argentina
Argentine
Argentinean

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