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tolete

tolete(
toh
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leh
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teh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (nautical)
a. oarlock
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Uno de los remos se salió de su tolete.One of the oars came out of its oarlock.
b. rowlock (United Kingdom)
El remero metió el remo en el tolete.The rower put the oar into the rowlock.
c. tholepin
A la barca le faltaba el tolete de estribor.The boat was missing its starboard tholepin.
2. (stick)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. short club
Los ladrones golpearon al vigilante de seguridad con un tolete y lo dejaron inconsciente.The thieves hit the security guard with a short club and left him unconscious.
b. cudgel
Rosario llevaba un tolete en la cartera para defenderse.Rosario carried a cudgel in her purse for self-defense.
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tolete
1 (Náutica) tholepin
2 (Latinoamérica) (palo) short club; stick; cudgel
3 (And) (Caribe) (pedazo) piece; bit
4 (And) (balsa) raft
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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