Meaning of BOLAS in English


[ 'bəʊləs ]

■ noun [treated as sing. or plural ] (especially in South America) a missile consisting of a number of balls connected by strong cord, thrown to entangle the limbs of cattle or other animals.


C19: from Sp. and Port., plural of bola 'ball'.

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