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Syllabification: thole
Pronunciation: /THōl

Definition of thole in English:


[with object] Scottish or archaic
Endure (something) without complaint or resistance; tolerate.
Example sentences
  • They cannot thole the fact that the painting sold for £750,000.
  • I couldn't thole the voice, but I wouldn't mind the view, if you get my meaning.
  • Perhaps because he had known hard times himself he could thole the hard times of the nation.


Old English tholian, of Germanic origin.

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