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  • n. Plural form of tole.


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  • The only time she doesn't seem to be suffering is when she's creating these detailed toles, but the toles end up being horrible creatures in miniature, such as gremlins, goblins, etc.

    May 31st, 2008

  • In effect, these toles are representations of her malignant suffering.

    May 31st, 2008

  • "I toles yo 'bout hit some time, seh, mebbe!" he ended cautiously -- talking about family matters with strangers was not to be considered.

    In Her Own Right

  • When they are in the cart, and brought before the wall of the church, there he standeth ready with the same bell, and after certain toles rehearseth an appointed praier, desiring all the people there present to pray for them.

    The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 14, No. 395, October 24, 1829

  • And wrings the Bel and toles it, and sweeps paths;

    Memories and Anecdotes

  • And wrings the Bel and toles it when men dyes to the grief of survivin pardners, and sweeps pathes;

    The Book of Humorous Verse

  • This thing thus prepared is laid by some dead carcase which toles the wolves.

    Anne Bradstreet and Her Time

  • "Go way from der, I toles yo 'or yo'll get into trouble," called the youth, in a louder voice, meant to be as threatening as he could make it.

    The Phantom of the River

  • The canvass-back toles better than any other duck; in fact, it is asserted by many sportsmen, that this particular variety alone can be decoyed in this mode.

    The Dog

  • Edinburgh: festival toles | (Image: vargacsalad / Flickr) The last drops of coffee in the bottom of my cup have been cold for some time, when she starts to talk about her last job as a cultural journalist.


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