Thole

Definition of Thole

n.1.A wooden or metal pin, set in the gunwale of a boat, to serve as a fulcrum for the oar in rowing.
2.The pin, or handle, of a scythe snath.
Thole pin
Same as Thole.
v. t.1.To bear; to endure; to undergo.
[imp. & p. p. Tholed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Tholing.]
So much woe as I have with you tholed.
- Chaucer.
To thole the winter's steely dribble.
- Burns.
v. i.1.To wait.

Related Words

dinghy, dory, holder, oarlock, peg, pin, rowboat, rowlock, tholepin
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