Tholed
Thole Thole, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tholed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tholing}.] [OE. [thorn]olen, [thorn]olien, AS. [thorn]olian; akin to OS. thol[=o]n, OHG. dol[=e]n, G. geduld patience, dulden to endure, Icel. [thorn]ola, Sw. t[*a]la, Dan. taale, Goth. [thorn]ulan, L. tolerate, tulisse, to endure, bear, tollere to lift, bear, Gr. ? to bear, Skr. tul to lift. [root]55. Cf. {Tolerate}.] To bear; to endure; to undergo. [Obs. or Scot.] --Gower. [1913 Webster]

So much woe as I have with you tholed. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

To thole the winter's steely dribble. --Burns. [1913 Webster]


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  • i-tholed — ME. pa. pple. of thole v …   Useful english dictionary

  • Thole — Thole, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tholed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tholing}.] [OE. [thorn]olen, [thorn]olien, AS. [thorn]olian; akin to OS. thol[=o]n, OHG. dol[=e]n, G. geduld patience, dulden to endure, Icel. [thorn]ola, Sw. t[*a]la, Dan. taale, Goth.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tholing — Thole Thole, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tholed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tholing}.] [OE. [thorn]olen, [thorn]olien, AS. [thorn]olian; akin to OS. thol[=o]n, OHG. dol[=e]n, G. geduld patience, dulden to endure, Icel. [thorn]ola, Sw. t[*a]la, Dan. taale, Goth.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • thole — I. verb (tholed; tholing) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English tholian more at tolerate Date: before 12th century chiefly dialect endure II. noun Etymology: Middle English tholle, from Old English thol; akin to Old Norse …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Ulster Scots — Infobox Language name=Ulster Scots nativename=Scots, Scotch or Ullans states=Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland speakers=30,000 in Northern Ireland, [ [http://www.ark.ac.uk/nilt/1999/Community Relations/USPKULST.html Northern Ireland Life and… …   Wikipedia

  • thole — thole1 /thohl/, n. a pin, or either of two pins, inserted into a gunwale to provide a fulcrum for an oar. Also called tholepin /thohl pin /. [bef. 900; ME tholle, OE tholl; c. LG dolle, ON thollr; akin to ON tholl young fir tree] thole2 /thohl/,… …   Universalium

  • εὐσκάλμοιο — εὔσκαλμος well tholed masc/fem/neut gen sg (epic) …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • thole — thole1 [thōl] n. [ME tholle < OE thol, akin to ON thollr, Du dol < IE * teul < base * tēu , to swell > THUMB] a pin or either of a pair of pins made of metal or wood and set vertically in the gunwale of a boat to serve as a fulcrum… …   English World dictionary

  • thole —  1) to brook or endure. Derb. Thole a while ; i. e. stay a while. Chaucer has THOLED for suffered. Ab A. S. THOLIAN, of the same signification.  2) to afford …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

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