Definition for TOTE

TOTE, v.t.

To carry or bear. [A word used slaveholding countries; said to have been introduced by the blacks. This word is said also to be the same as tolt, which see, the l being omitted. It is most used in the southern and middle United States, is occasionally heard in New England, and is said also to be used in England.]

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