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BOLA

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does bola mean? 

BOLA (noun)
  The noun BOLA has 2 senses:

1. a cord fastened around the neck with an ornamental clasp and worn as a necktie
2. a rope with weights attached to the ends; is thrown to entangle the legs of an animal; of South American origin

  Familiarity information: BOLA used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


BOLA (noun)


Sense 1bola [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

bola; bola tie; bolo; bolo tie

Hypernyms ("bola" is a kind of...):

necktie; tie (neckwear consisting of a long narrow piece of material worn (mostly by men) under a collar and tied in knot at the front)


Sense 2bola [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A rope with weights attached to the ends; is thrown to entangle the legs of an animal; of South American origin

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("bola" is a kind of...):

rope (a strong line)


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