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See also: joele and jöle



jole (plural joles)

  1. Obsolete spelling of jowl
    • c. 1590-1596, William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Act III, Scene II, 1824, George Steevens (editor), The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 1, page 152,
      Follow! nay, I'll go with thee, cheek by jole.
    • 1820, The Sketch Book, The Edinburgh Monthly Review, page 330,
      The same architect has recently been working on the repairs of the cupola of the Exchange, and the steeple of the Bow Church; and, fearful to relate, the dragon and the grasshopper actually lie, cheek by jole, in the yard of his workshop.
    • 1842, A. H. Pinney, testimony, Journal of the House of Representatives of the State of Ohio, Volume 41, page 117,
      I was informed, by the guard in the prison who superintended the inspection of the pork, that there were 28 or 31 barrels of joles that were in bad order; that they were not fit for use.


jole (third-person singular simple present joles, present participle joling, simple past and past participle joled)

  1. Obsolete spelling of jowl