toile

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See also: Toile and toilé

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French toile.

Noun[edit]

toile (countable and uncountable, plural toiles)

  1. plain or simple twilled fabric

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French toile, earlier teile, from Latin tēla.

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Noun[edit]

toile f (plural toiles)

  1. fabric, cloth; canvas
  2. painting (artwork)
  3. (spider's) web
  4. Alternative letter-case form of Toile

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Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Most likely from Anglo-Norman toilier, but possibly from Middle Dutch tuylen.

Verb[edit]

toile

  1. Alternative form of toilen

Etymology 2[edit]

From Anglo-Norman toile.

Noun[edit]

toile

  1. Alternative form of toyle

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From earlier form teile, from Latin tēla.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

toile f (oblique plural toiles, nominative singular toile, nominative plural toiles)

  1. fabric
  2. web

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Noun[edit]

toilean

  1. plural of toil