tole

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

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Origin and Etymology of tole

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

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