Definitions for BOLOˈboʊ loʊ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

bo•loˈboʊ loʊ(n.)(pl.)-los.

  1. a large, heavy, single-edged knife, used esp. in the Philippines.

Origin of bolo:

1900–05; < Philippine Sp

bo•loˈboʊ loʊ(n.)(pl.)-los.

  1. Category: Clothing

    Ref: bolo tie.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bolo tie, bolo, bola tie, bola(noun)

    a cord fastened around the neck with an ornamental clasp and worn as a necktie

  2. bolo, bolo knife(noun)

    long heavy knife with a single edge; of Philippine origin


  1. bolo(Noun)

    A long, heavy, single-edged machete.

  2. bolo(Noun)

    A string or leather necktie secured with an ornamental slide

  3. bolo(Noun)

    A request for law enforcement officers to be on the lookout for a suspect

  4. Origin: From "be on the look-out"


  1. Bolo

    A Bolo is a fictional type of artificially intelligent superheavy tank. They were first imagined by Keith Laumer, and have since been featured in science fiction novels and short story anthologies by him and others.

Translations for BOLO

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a food made by baking a mixture of flour, fat, eggs, sugar etc

a piece of cake; a plate of cream cakes; a Christmas cake.

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