We did but thole her to the river to see if she would sink or swim.
And it is well understood by all of them that thou cannot thole an obligation.
The folk round could thole them no longer, so they just up and burned the fort aboot their lugs.
But though he could thole, his anger against John was none the less.
thole; to endure, to bear:—'I had to thole hardship and want while you were away.'
There were no oarlocks, but you can make a thole pin with a piece of wood, and that was what Swatty did.
My faither cudna thole them, an' he cudna bide ony ither body to thole them.
First one thole pin broke and then the other and he had to paddle.
Weel may yon boatie row, or my craig'll have to thole a raxing.
No Kerr, no lad from Lancashire whomsoever, could thole to be bested by a Welshman.
"to be subjected to or exposed to, to endure without complaint," now Scottish and Northern English dialect, from Old English þolian, from Proto-Germanic stem *thul- (cf. Old Saxon tholon, Old High German dolon, German geduld, Old Norse þola, Gothic þulan), cognate with Latin tolerare (see toleration).
"peg," from Old English þoll, from Proto-Germanic *thulnaz (cf. Old Norse þollr, Middle Low German dolle, East Frisian dolle, Dutch dol), of unknown origin. No record of the word in English from c.1000 to mid-15c.