tole

1

or tôle

[ tohl ]
/ toʊl /

noun

enameled or lacquered metalware, usually with gilt decoration, often used, especially in the 18th century, for trays, lampshades, etc.

Origin of tole

1
1925–30; < French tôle sheet of iron, plate, dialectal variant of table table

Definition for tole (2 of 2)

tole

2
[ tohl ]
/ toʊl /

verb (used with object), toled, tol·ing.

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tole

/ (təʊl) /

noun

enamelled or lacquered metal ware, usually gilded, popular in the 18th century

Word Origin for tole

from French tôle sheet metal, from French (dialect): table, from Latin tabula table
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