See also: Toles and tôles

English edit

Noun edit


  1. plural of tole

Anagrams edit

Asturian edit

Etymology edit

From a contraction of the determiner toes (all) + feminine plural article les (the).

Contraction edit

toles f pl (masculine sg tol, feminine sg tola, neuter sg tolo, masculine plural tolos)

  1. all the

Latin edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Italic *tonslis, from Proto-Indo-European *ten- (to stretch, to extend). Cognate with Latin tōnsillae.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

tōlēs m pl (genitive tōlium); third declension

  1. tonsillitis
  2. goitre

Declension edit

Third-declension noun (i-stem), plural only.

Case Plural
Nominative tōlēs
Genitive tōlium
Dative tōlibus
Accusative tōlēs
Ablative tōlibus
Vocative tōlēs

Derived terms edit

References edit

  • Ernout, Alfred, Meillet, Antoine (1985) “toles”, in Dictionnaire étymologique de la langue latine: histoire des mots[1] (in French), 4th edition, with additions and corrections of Jacques André, Paris: Klincksieck, published 2001, page 693
  • toles in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • toles in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette.

Middle English edit

Noun edit


  1. plural of tool (tool)