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n. pl. bo·los
A long, heavy, single-edged machete originally used in the Philippines.
[Spanish, of Philippine origin.]
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n, pl -los
(Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) a large single-edged knife, originating in the Philippines
[Philippine Spanish, probably from a native word]
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n., pl. -los.
a large, heavy, single-edged knife, used esp. in the Philippines.
[1900–05; < Philippine Sp]
n., pl. -los.
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|Noun||1.||bolo - a cord fastened around the neck with an ornamental clasp and worn as a necktie|
|2.||bolo - 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
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