bolo

Definitions of bolo
  1. noun
    a cord fastened around the neck with an ornamental clasp and worn as a necktie
    synonyms: bola, bola tie, bolo tie
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    type 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
  2. noun
    long heavy knife with a single edge; of Philippine origin
    synonyms: bolo knife
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    type of:
    knife
    edge tool used as a cutting instrument; has a pointed blade with a sharp edge and a handle
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