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Definition of the noun argil

What does argil mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: argils

  1. a white clay (especially a white clay used by potters)
    • example: Argil, gill, Argyll, gill. Surely May be made to rhyme with Raleigh.
    • lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
    • more generic word: clay = a very fine-grained soil that is plastic when moist but hard when fired

Alternative definition of the noun argil

noun

  1. potter's clay.

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Google previewWord Nerd (2007)

More Than 18,000 Fascinating Facts about Words by Barbara Ann Kipfer

someone is argh, they are timid and cowardly argil is a clay especially used in pottery other words for “argue about” are argle, argle-bargle, argy-bargy argosy's present-day spelling evolves from Italian ragusea, literally “vessel from Ragusa” ...

Google previewThe arcana of arts and sciences, or, Farmers' & mechanics' manual (1824)

containing a great variety of valuable receipts and useful discoveries, in the various departments of human knowledge; many of which were never before published by Dr. M. Parker

Argil is the soft 'and unctions part of clay. The p.imitive earths, argil and sand, contain each, perhaps in nearly equal degrees, ...

Google previewNine Commentaries on the Communist Party (2004)

by The Epoch Group

Argil is a type of clay used to fade salad oil in the manufacturing process.

Google previewThe Lancet (1899)

Argil is an earthy or clayey product which was largely used in ancient surgery and has again been recommended for the dressing of wounds. Dr. Stumpf of Werneck states in the Münchener Medicinische Wochenschrift that it has a strong ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica Volume 1 (1900)

ARGIL is a term used to describe white potter's clay, or, more technically, alumina or pure clay. ARGIVES is the word used in the Homeric poems to indicate the Greeks; literally, inhabitants of Argos, a plain. Agamemnon was the king of the ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1902)

latest edition. A dictionary of arts, sciences and general literature by Day Otis Kellogg, William Robertson Smith

ARGIL is a term used to describe white potter's clay, or, more technically, alumina or pure clay. ARGIVES is the word used in the Homeric poems to indicate the Greeks; literally, inhabitants of Argos, a plain. Agamemnon was the king of the ...

Google previewNew American Supplement to the Latest Edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica (1897)

by Day Otis Kellogg

ARGIL is a term used to describe white potter's clay, or, more technically, alumina or pure clay. ARGIVES is the word used in the Homeric poems to indicate the Greeks; literally, inhabitants of Argos, a plain. Agamemnon was the king of the ...

Google previewFamily library, or Five thousand receipts (1860)

by Colin MacKenzie

Argil is the soft and unctuous part of clay. The primitive earths, argil and sand, contain each, perhaps in nearly equal degrees, ...

Google previewJournal of Horticulture and Practical Gardening (1894)

M argil is an excellent dessert Apple, tree of moderate growth, and generally an abundant bearer, but the blossoms are liable to suffer from spring frosts. The fruit is in season from November to February. Another first-class dessert Apple is ...

Google previewJournal of Horticulture, Cottage Gardener and Home Farmer (1894)

M argil is an excellent dessert Apple, tree of moderate growth, and generally an abundant bearer, but the blossoms are liable to suffer from spring frosts. The fruit is in season from November to February. Another first-class dessert Apple is ...

Google previewThe New York Farmer and American Gardener's Magazine (1835)

1835

Argil is the soft mucous part of clay. What causes the various colors of the earth The coloring of the soil is occasioned by a proportion of iron, or other metal, and is of little importance. Describe an eligible situation for a garden' A gentle slope to ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia; Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature; Constructed on a Plan, by which the Different Sciences and Arts are Digested Into the Form of Distinct Treatises of Systems ... [& Supplement] (1803)

Hessian Argil of Porcelain Wedgewood's being exceedingly porous, water oozes through them on all fides. Hence the air which comes in conta&t with it by making it evaporate, carries off the caloric contained in the water in the vessel, which is ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge on an Original Plan Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings Edited by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose (1845)

Miscellaneous and lexicographical, vol. 2

Argil .

Google previewThe Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words (2008)

by Diagram Group

Pottery and porcelain argil Clay used by potters. basaltware Black, unglazed pottery. biscuit ware Pottery fired but not glazed. blunger A vessel in which pottery ingredients are mixed. bone china Porcelain containing bone ash made in ...

Google previewCrossword Puzzle Dictionary (1988)

by Nila Gott

VIRILE potentate _ AMIR, EMIR, EMEER, MOGUL, RULER, MONARCH pother _ ADO, FUSS, STIR, BUSTLE potion _ DOSE, DRAM, DRAUGHT potpourri _ OLIO, STEW, MEDLEY pottage _ PORRIDGE potter clay _ ARGIL, GALENA potter ...

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Argil Meaning

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Scrabble value of A1R1G2I1L1

The value of this 5-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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