from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A lacquered or enameled metalware, usually gilded and elaborately painted.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A decorative metalware having a lacquered or enamelled surface that is painted or gilded
- n. tola (unit of mass)
- v. To entice.
- v. To allure.
- v. To attract.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To draw, or cause to follow, by displaying something pleasing or desirable; to allure by some bait.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as toll, toll.
- n. A Middle English form of tool.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. enameled or lacquered metalware (usually gilded and elaborately painted); popular in the 18th century
French tôle, sheet metal, variant of table, table, slab, from Old French, from Latin tabula, board.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From French tôle ("sheet iron"), from dialect French taule ("table"), from Latin tabula (Wiktionary)
From Old English stem *tyll, related to betyllan ("to allure") and fortyllan ("to seduce"). (Wiktionary)