Tole (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Toled (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Toling.] [OE. tollen to draw, to entice; of uncertain origin. Cf. Toll to ring a bell.]

To draw, or cause to follow, by displaying something pleasing or desirable; to allure by some bait.

[Written also toll.]

Whatever you observe him to be more frighted at then he should, tole him on to by insensible degrees, till at last he masters the difficulty.

 

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