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Thole


THOLE, noun

1. A pin inserted into the gunwale of a boat, to keep the oar in the row-lock, when used in rowing.

2. The pin or handle of a sythe-snath.

THOLE, verb transitive [Latin tollo, tolero.]

To bear; to endure; to undergo.

THOLE, verb intransitive [supra.] To wait. [Local.]

THOLE, noun [Latin tholus.] The roof of a temple. [Not used or local.]