"wearing a stole," 1540s; see stole.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Examples from the Web for stoled

Historical Examples of stoled

  • He stoled the letters I wrote you und made you badt frednts mit me.

  • The Indian had "stoled his gun," and threatened his life if he divulged the theft.

  • With thunder shod,Crowned with the stars, and with the morning stoled.

    Vondel's Lucifer

    Joost van den Vondel

  • The Archbishop is in front of the high altar, a choir of stoled Priests kneel behind and around it.

  • The stoled things, leastways some on 'em, 'll be at the foot o' this yere slope soon's we will; so hurry, old man!

    Two Knapsacks

    John Campbell