bolo

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English[edit]

bolo machetes

Noun[edit]

bolo (plural bolos)

  1. A long, heavy, single-edged machete (Wikipedia).
  2. A string or leather necktie secured with an ornamental slide (Wikipedia).
  3. A request for law enforcement officers to Be On the Lookout for a suspect.
  4. Designating a type of punch; an uppercut.
    • 1953, Raymond Chandler, The Long Goodbye, Penguin 2010, p. 141:
      He jerked me off balance and the hand with the brass knucks came around in a looping bolo punch.

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Verb[edit]

bolo (third-person singular simple present bolos, present participle boloing, simple past and past participle boloed)

  1. To attack or despatch with a bolo knife.
    • 1907, Robert Chambers, chapter 1/2, The Younger Set[1]:
      Selwyn …, after having boloed Drina to everybody's exquisite satisfaction, looked around [] to catch a glimpse of a vanishing figure [] and the white curve of a youthful face, half-buried in a muff.

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Bambara[edit]

Noun[edit]

bolo

  1. arm

Ido[edit]

Noun[edit]

bolo (plural boli)

  1. bowl

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bolo m (plural boli)

  1. bolus
  2. cud

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Portuguese[edit]

bolo

Etymology[edit]

From bola.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bolo m (plural bolos)

  1. cake

Spanish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin bolus.

Noun[edit]

bolo m (plural bolos)

  1. bolus

Adjective[edit]

bolo m (feminine bola, masculine plural bolos, feminine plural bolas)

  1. (colloquial, El Salvador) drunkard
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Etymology 2[edit]

A shortening of bolívar.

Noun[edit]

bolo m (plural bolos)

  1. (Venezuela, slang) A bolívar (Venezuelan unit of currency)