noun, often attributive \ˈtōl\

Definition of TOLE

:  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

Other Metals and Metallurgy Terms

assay, bloom, bullion, ductile, ingot, malleable, patina, plate, temper, tensile


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