Definition of Thole

1. Noun. A holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing.

Exact synonyms: Oarlock, Peg, Pin, Rowlock, Tholepin
Group relationships: Dinghy, Dory, Rowboat
Generic synonyms: Holder



Definition of Thole

1. n. A wooden or metal pin, set in the gunwale of a boat, to serve as a fulcrum for the oar in rowing.

2. v. t. To bear; to endure; to undergo.

3. v. i. To wait.

Definition of Thole

1. Verb. To suffer or undergo. ¹

2. Verb. To endure, to tolerate, to put up with. ¹

3. Noun. a pin in the side of a boat which acts as a fulcrum for the oars ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Thole

1. to endure [v THOLED, THOLING, THOLES] - See also: endure

Medical Definition of Thole

1. 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. Origin: OE. Thol, AS. Thol; akin to D. Dol, Icel. Thollr a fir tree, a young fir, a tree, a thole. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thole

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Literary usage of Thole

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1. The Anti-Jacobin Review and Magazine by John Boyd Thacher Collection (Library of Congress) (1803)
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