Tole
Tole Tole (t[=o]l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Toled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Toling}.] [OE. tollen to draw, to entice; of uncertain origin. Cf. {Toll} to ring a bell.] To draw, or cause to follow, by displaying something pleasing or desirable; to allure by some bait. [Written also {toll}.] [1913 Webster]

Whatever you observe him to be more frighted at then he should, tole him on to by insensible degrees, till at last he masters the difficulty. [1913 Webster]


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