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
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Toles batted .271 with five home runs and 15 RBI in 31 games before the injury.
Toles and the Rice brothers helped start the program at Carver their freshmen year.
Toles had made seven starts as the leadoff man this season – every game started by an opposing right-hander until Friday.
Toles said his struggles in Tampa had made his success possible this season.
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Origin and Etymology of tole
French tôle, from Middle French dialect taule, from Latin tabula board, tablet
First Known Use: 1927See Words from the same year
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