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tole

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or tôle

[ tohl ]
/ toʊl /
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noun
enameled or lacquered metalware, usually with gilt decoration, often used, especially in the 18th century, for trays, lampshades, etc.
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Origin of tole

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

Other definitions for tole (2 of 2)

tole2
[ tohl ]
/ toʊl /

verb (used with object), toled, tol·ing.
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British Dictionary definitions for tole

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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