bolo


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bo·lo

 (bō′lō)
n. pl. bo·los
A long, heavy, single-edged machete originally used in the Philippines.

[Spanish, of Philippine origin.]

bolo

(ˈbəʊləʊ)
n, pl -los
(Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) a large single-edged knife, originating in the Philippines
[Philippine Spanish, probably from a native word]

bo•lo1

(ˈboʊ loʊ)

n., pl. -los.
a large, heavy, single-edged knife, used esp. in the Philippines.
[1900–05; < Philippine Sp]

bo•lo3

(ˈboʊ loʊ)

n., pl. -los.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bolo - a cord fastened around the neck with an ornamental clasp and worn as a necktie
necktie, tie - neckwear consisting of a long narrow piece of material worn (mostly by men) under a collar and tied in knot at the front; "he stood in front of the mirror tightening his necktie"; "he wore a vest and tie"
2.bolo - long heavy knife with a single edgebolo - long heavy knife with a single edge; of Philippine origin
knife - edge tool used as a cutting instrument; has a pointed blade with a sharp edge and a handle
References in classic literature ?
Pickwick and Miss Bolo against Lady Snuphanuph and Mrs.
If he played a wrong card, Miss Bolo looked a small armoury of daggers; if he stopped to consider which was the right one, Lady Snuphanuph would throw herself back in her chair, and smile with a mingled glance of impatience and pity to Mrs.
He perceives it in the songs of birds--in the harp of Bolos --in the sighing of the night-wind--in the repining voice of the forest-- in the surf that complains to the shore--in the fresh breath of the woods --in the scent of the violet--in the voluptuous perfume of the hyacinth--in the suggestive odour that comes to him at eventide from far distant undiscovered islands, over dim oceans, illimitable and unexplored.
In addition, the men who have provided the support in recent weeks - Steed Malbranque, Kieran Richardson, Stephane Sessegnon and Bolo Zenden - are significantly smaller, and that has meant Bruce adopting a different approach to the one he used when Bent played off the shoulder of Jones.
Kenwyne, Kieran and Bolo are all training and Craig Gordon's stepping up his recovery.
Se estudiaron un total de 3 unidades silvicolas en las cuales se concentran los principales potenciales de madera en bolo de las especies Lysiloma latisiliquum Benth.
In Montana and any-place in Indian country, a bolo tie is dressed up," said Schweitzer, who called the punishment "'an outrage.
As we play in the same position, I thought Bolo was certain to play ahead of me,'' confessed Downing.
Bolo Zenden celebrates the opening goal in Boro's 2-2 draw with AK Graz in the Uefa Cup yesterday - Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink was on target with the second for Steve McClaren's men
He and Bolo joke around with me about the Pro Zone, which covers how many kilometres you run every day.
Miniature bolo ties sporting small metallic cowboy hats or steer horns are placed around the neck of your bottle to give it a personalized touch and help distinguish it from the mass of other bottles in the room that look just it.
Maximilian Kolbe Apostolate of the Printed Word with the help of two lay persons, Johnny Biafore and Lani Bolo, and the Christian Brother Ernest Gauthier, F.