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noun as in lasso

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noun as in machete

Strongest matches

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Example Sentences

He hunts with a bola, a thin thong or string at each end of which is a heavy leather-covered ball of stone or iron.

Son of Mem Loimis, you will be a bola heris; you will be a great gambler.

It is also suggested that the name is derived from bola (anklets), as the women wear heavy brass anklets.

The bola was made by them of a single rounded stone, attached to a strap about five yards in length.

And it is a bola that lies before him; though one of a peculiar kind, as he sees after stooping and taking it up.


On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bola, such as: halter, rope, and snare.

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