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Definition of "tholed" []

  • Simple past tense and past participle of thole. (verb)

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Use "tholed" in a sentence
  • "When he tried to think about it, he found nothing but a roaring of wind and of waves in his ears, a numbness of arms as he laboured with the oar tholed abaft to keep her heavy head up, a prickly chill in his legs as the brine in the wallowing boat ran up them, and then a great wallop and gollop of the element too abundant round him."
  • "This was his attitude through life; he would always have 'tholed his paiks' that the poor might 'enjoy their play,' the imprisoned go free; and the position which he took up in regard to Samoan troubles was a practical proof that he was, as he called himself, 'a ready soldier, 'willing to spend and be spent for others."
  • "We three have tholed together empty wame and niddering cold and the weariness o 'death."
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