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Definition of "tole" [tole]

  • A lacquered or enameled metalware, usually gilded and elaborately painted. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "tole" in a sentence
  • "Tatum O'Neal (how funny is she on Rescue Me?) will play the title tole in a Saving Grace (no relationship to the TV show starring Holly Hunter) which will be the directing debut of Connie Stevens."
  • "Jordon, an 'de Yankees come an' he treated 'em from whiskey he had in a bottle, an 'tole 'em he had no more."
  • "I got hold of my papa and mamma, an 'tole 'em to ask God to make 'em good, an' he'd do it; an 'took hold of my little mate July,"