Bola



Also, bolas. a weapon consisting of two or more heavy balls secured to the ends of one or more strong cords, hurled by the Indians and gauchos of southern South America to entangle the legs of cattle and other animals.
bolo tie.
Historical Examples

The Memoires of Casanova, Complete Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
Gaspar the Gaucho Mayne Reid
Up the Orinoco and down the Magdalena H. J. Mozans
Creation Myths of Primitive America Jeremiah Curtin
Gaspar the Gaucho Mayne Reid
Castes and Tribes of Southern India Edgar Thurston
Tales of lonely trails Zane Grey
History Of Egypt, Chalda, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Volume 1 (of 12) G. Maspero
Creation Myths of Primitive America Jeremiah Curtin
Gaspar the Gaucho Mayne Reid

noun (pl) -las, -lases
a missile used by gauchos and Indians of South America, consisting of two or more heavy balls on a cord. It is hurled at a running quarry, such as an ox or rhea, so as to entangle its legs

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