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1A large single-edged knife used in the Philippines.
- ‘The Filipino troops, armed with old rifles and bolos and carrying magical charms, were no match for American troops in open combat, but they were formidable opponents in guerrilla warfare’
- ‘More sinister still, a timekeeper was attacked with bolos, the machete-like knife carried by most men in rural areas.’
2variant of bola
3short for bolo tie
(typically in police use, referring to a suspected criminal or missing person) be on (the) lookout.
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