stole 1 [ stohl ] SHOW IPA / stoʊl / PHONETIC RESPELLING verb simple past tense of steal.
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Other definitions for stole (2 of 2) stole 2 [ stohl ] SHOW IPA / stoʊl / PHONETIC RESPELLING noun an ecclesiastical vestment consisting of a narrow strip of silk or other material worn over the shoulders or, by deacons, over the left shoulder only, and arranged to hang down in front to the knee or below. Compare tippet (def. 2). a woman's shoulder scarf of fur, marabou, silk, or other material. Compare tippet (def. 1). a long robe, especially one worn by the matrons of ancient Rome. Origin of stole 2
before 950; Middle English, Old English <Latin
stola<Greek stolḗ clothing, robe; akin to Greek stéllein to array, Old English stellan to place, put
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How to use stole in a sentence
It was a mix of crinkle-fabric slim skirts and swing jackets, paint-splatter prints, fur jackets and fur
She ditches her plaid knee-highs for Audrey Hepburn-style shift dresses, fur
stoles, red lipstick and a bouffant.
Above, on the bank, and greener than the grass, grew moss at the roots of ash-
stoles and wherever there was shelter.
She perceived that they were soldiers disguised in
stoles and hoods taken from the sacristy of the Abbaye aux Dames.
When cut it "
stoles" or throws up shoots very freely, and when treated so will live a hundred years.
She led him in and out, and round the ash-
stoles and bushes, till he had not the least idea which way he was going.
The following estimates of durability refer to the use of fur when made up “hair outside” in garments or
stoles, not as a lining. British Dictionary definitions for stole (1 of 2) British Dictionary definitions for stole (2 of 2) noun a long scarf or shawl, worn by women a long narrow scarf worn by various officiating clergymen Word Origin for stole
stole, from Latin stola, Greek stolē clothing; related to stellein to array
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