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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 ?
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.
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.
Generic medicines offer substantial health and economic benefits to patients, their families, and the national health system according to Angelica Marie Bolos of the Department of Health Regional Office No.
Apos o consumo dos bolos de abobrinha e maca, os atletas responderam individualmente e de forma anonima.
Jeffrey Tamayo, Gattaran disaster risk reduction and management officer, said relief efforts have not reached the remote coastal communities and residents of Bolos Point are asking that food packs be sent there.
A whole new generation of oung Josephs, Bolos and aizkas will be born on eesside before the end of e year.
As an enabler to this, the RC-E team provides a mechanism for distribution of warrants and BOLOs in English, Dari, and Pashtu, with the individual's photo and explanation of the offense.
Para obtencao das medias das mastigacoes e do tempo, foram feitas observacoes de tres bolos ruminais em tres periodos diferentes do dia (10-12h; 14-16h e 19-21h).
2006), normalmente sao ruminados, por dia, cerca de 360 a 790 bolos alimentares, podendo ocorrer de 40 a 70 movimentos mandibulares em periodos de 45 a 60 segundos.
Romania is in favor of the construction of a new bridge over the Danube to the Bulgarian locality of Russe, according to Marcel Bolos, State Secretary at the Romanian Ministry of Regional Development and Tourism.
Este trabalho teve como objetivo desenvolver bolos doces acrescidos de file de tilapia do Nilo (Oreochromis niloticus), oferecendo desta forma produtos mais saudaveis e aceitaveis pelas criancas em idade escolar.