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tole

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noun, often attributive \ˈtōl\

Definition of tole

  1. :  sheet metal and especially tinplate for use in domestic and ornamental wares in which it is usually japanned or painted and often elaborately decorated; also :  objects made of tole



Origin of tole

French tôle, from Middle French dialect taule, from Latin tabula board, tablet


First Known Use: 1927

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