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.
THIS WAY TO LEVERKUSEN: Sami Hyypia and Bolo Zenden with Florent Sinama-Pongolle at Melwood in 2005
Sajan Re Jhoot Mat Bolo is going to be full of surprises and interesting encounters between the family and Liliput.What happens when he finds out that none of them is qualified to run the hotel and how his presence will lead to funny encounters.
"The frustration with Bolo is that he has not played an awful lot, he will not have played as much as he would have liked to.
Bruce said: "You could say that about us when we have got Sessegnon, Malbranque, Richardson and Bolo Zenden in the team.
Kenwyne, Kieran and Bolo are all training and Craig Gordon's stepping up his recovery."
Bruce said: "Bolo has joined us for a while and will train at the Academy for a few weeks as he looks for a new club.