from The Century Dictionary.

  • An obsolete variant of yawl.


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  • Wi her fingers reid raw wi the scrubbin oot a yole

    The Fisherman's Wife 1992

  • With an old syrup can (to hold the bait) & a candle for a light pullars = peeler crabs - soft-shelled for bait boo = bow quine = quean (young woman) thole = endure yole = fishing yawl littlen = little one caaed sair deen = get up for work too early gran'est o 'yer gear = the best one might have loup = flip-flop qued = could bairn = child

    The Fisherman's Wife 1992

  • Dan Howard's Carmagnole (pronounced karmen-yole), a Beneteau First 45, won Spinnaker-A class, although Bob Kettenhofen's Dare, a Beck 60, beat it boat for boat by more than 13 hours. USA Latest News 2009

  • That now to be callod upon to part with an undefined proportion of a trade thus established, and maintained hitherto at their yole expence, without any consideration for the same, seems to them to be whollv inequitable.

    Correspondence and proceedings in the negotiation for a renewal of the East-India Company's charter 1812


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