What does the word argent mean?

Usage examples for argent

  1. Only there was walking in the gallery some of the Barbary company, and there we saw a draught of the arms of the company, which the King is of, and so is called the Royall Company, which is, in a field argent an elephant proper, with a canton on which England and France is quartered, supported by two Moors. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  2. Argent content portent medecine. – Bacon is Shake-Speare by Sir Edwin Durning-Lawrence
  3. " A castle argent is certainly my crest," said he blandly. – Tess of the d'Urbervilles A Pure Woman by Thomas Hardy