They wanted to watch how Gourlay tholed the mention o' his son's disgrace.
Ye see this is a situation o things that canna be tholed ony langer.
But within me I felt desperately ill-prepared: yet, for the sake of the banner I carried, I tholed and said nothing.
Thou art a woman: bear what other women have tholed before thee.
"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.