Origin of tole1
Definition for tole (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), toled, tol·ing.
Examples from the Web for tole
Den she tole him dat some folks done come an' got de silver, dat dey done toted it off.
An' I tole Cap'n that I've got kind o' superstitious 'bout them boats as make a near call an' then sidle off.Janet of the Dunes|Harriet T. Comstock
Dat was a lie, for he never said a word to Miss Rachel; ole Sam could tole you dat.The Other Fellow|F. Hopkinson Smith
"Massa tole me I mus' work for nothin', 'cause Ham was cussed," rejoined Tom.
I gin it sum Cider Berry Juice an' tole its mudder to fotch me a tater.The Dismal Swamp and Lake Drummond, Early recollections|Robert Arnold
British Dictionary definitions for tole
Word Origin for tole
Word Origin and History for tole
"ornamented and painted sheet iron," 1946, from French tôle "sheet iron," from dialectal taule "table," from Latin tabula "a flat board" (see table (n.)).