Thole meaning

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To suffer; endure; undergo.
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(now Scotland, Northern Ireland, Northern England) To endure, to tolerate, to put up with.
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A thole pin.
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A pin in the side of a boat which acts as a fulcrum for the oars.

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The pin, or handle, of a scythe snath.
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(intransitive) To suffer.
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Origin of thole

  • Middle English tholle from Old English thol teuə- in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Middle English tholen, tholien, from Old English þolian (“to thole, endure, suffer, undergo"), from Proto-Germanic *þuljanÄ… (“to suffer"), from Proto-Indo-European *telhâ‚‚- (“to bear, support, suffer"). Cognate with Middle Low German dōlen (“to endure"), Middle High German doln (“to bear, suffer, allow"), Danish tÃ¥le (“to tolerate"), Norwegian tola (“to tolerate"), Swedish tÃ¥la (“to tolerate"), Latin tollō (“to cancel, lift off, remove"), Latin tolerō (“to bear, endure") and Albanian ndal (“to stop, hold") from dal (“exit, leave; fig. to manage, succeed, endure").
    From Wiktionary
  • From Middle English, from Old English þol (“thole, oar-pin"), from Proto-Germanic *þullaz, *þullō (“thole, beam"), from Proto-Indo-European *tÅ«l-, *twel- (“sphere, bush"). Cognate with Dutch dol (“thole"), German Dolle (“oar-lock, thole"), Danish toll (“thole"). Extra-Germanic cognates include Albanian thel (“a big nail, a clapper").
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