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[tohl] /toʊl/
noun
1.
enameled or lacquered metalware, usually with gilt decoration, often used, especially in the 18th century, for trays, lampshades, etc.
Also, tôle.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; < French tôle sheet of iron, plate, dialectal variant of table table

tole2

[tohl] /toʊl/
verb (used with object), toled, toling.
1.
toll2 (defs 5, 6).
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tole

/təʊl/
noun
1.
enamelled or lacquered metal ware, usually gilded, popular in the 18th century
Word Origin
from French tôle sheet metal, from French (dialect): table, from Latin tabula table
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Word Origin and History for tole
n.

"ornamented and painted sheet iron," 1946, from French tôle "sheet iron," from dialectal taule "table," from Latin tabula "a flat board" (see table (n.)).

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