Word for the day….it’s a verb, it’s a noun…it’s both!

Another crossword treasure…..thole

thole pinthole, tholepin (noun)
(Transport / Nautical Terms) a wooden pin or one of a pair, set upright in the gunwales of a rowing boat to serve as a fulcrum in rowing
[from Old English tholl, related to Middle Low German dolle, Norwegian toll, Icelandic thollr]

trick or treaters2thole (verb)
1. to put up with; bear [from Scottish and northern English dialect]
2. an archaic word for suffer
[Old English tholian; related to Old Saxon, Old High German tholōn, Old Norse thola to endure: compare Latin tollere to bear up]
from: http://www.thefreedictionary.com/thole


17 thoughts on “Word for the day….it’s a verb, it’s a noun…it’s both!

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