The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Tole \Tole\ (t[=o]l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Toled; p. pr. & vb.
n. Toling.] [OE. tollen to draw, to entice; of uncertain
origin. Cf. Toll to ring a bell.]
To draw, or cause to follow, by displaying something pleasing
or desirable; to allure by some bait. [Written also toll.]
Whatever you observe him to be more frighted at then he
should, tole him on to by insensible degrees, till at
last he masters the difficulty.