ersatz_read (ersatz_read) wrote in 1word1day,

Monday word: thole

thole (thōl)
(verb) To put up with, bear, or suffer; to endure something without complaint. (archaic)
(noun) one of a pair of pins set in the gunwale of a boat to serve as oarlocks.  Also known as tholepin.

The verb is from Old English tholian, to suffer or tolerate.
The noun is from Old English tholl, oar-pin.
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