a term used to refer to an Argentine.
Sit down across a table with the argies for a friendly chat about the Falklands?
Prince William in the Falklands Is a Reminder to Argentina Tom Sykes November 14, 2011
Fr’m this he argies that th’ conscience isn’t part iv th’ soul.
Mr. Dooley Says Finley Dunne
clay, especially potter’s clay. Historical Examples The argil and soda soften the dye stuff of the copperas, but a small quantity must be put in. Blacker’s Art of Fly Making, &c. William Blacker Clayey; pertaining to, containing, or of the nature of clay or argil. Cooley’s Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the […]
Geology, Petrology. of the nature of or resembling clay; clayey. containing a considerable amount of clayey matter. Historical Examples argillaceous rocks, composed essentially of particles of mud. The Principles of Stratigraphical Geology J. E. Marr From clay and chalk, or argillaceous river-mud and chalk or limestone, calcined together, and then ground to powder. Cooley’s Cyclopdia […]
adjective containing or yielding clay: argilliferous rocks
any compact sedimentary rock composed mainly of clay materials; clay stone. Historical Examples The fact that argillite continued in use until the very last does not affect this conclusion. Appletons’ Popular Science Monthly, July 1899 Various Next above the Altyn lies thirty-four hundred feet of Appekunny argillite, or dull-green shale. The Book of the National […]