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tolealso tôle (tōl)
A lacquered or enameled metalware, usually gilded and elaborately painted.
[French tôle, sheet metal, variant of table, table, slab, from Old French, from Latin tabula, board.]
enamelled or lacquered metal ware, usually gilded, popular in the 18th century
[from French tôle sheet metal, from French (dialect): table, from Latin tabula table]
a. enameled or lacquered metal, often gilded, used esp. in the 18th century for trays, boxes, etc.
b. articles made of this.
[1925–30; < French tôle sheet of iron, plate, dial. variant of table table]
An object made of tin and decorated with colorful designs.
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|Noun||1.||tole - enameled or lacquered metalware (usually gilded and elaborately painted); popular in the 18th century; "the Pennsylvania Dutch tole watering can might be a reproduction but it looks convincing"|
metalware - household articles made of metal (especially for use at table)