Bolo



a large, heavy, single-edged knife or machete for hacking, used in the Philippines and by the U.S. Army.
a soldier who does not meet the minimum standards of marksmanship.
to fail to meet the minimum standards of marksmanship.
bolo tie.
Contemporary Examples

Paul Kevin Curtis and J. Everett Dutschke: Epic Feud and Ricin Letters Winston Ross April 24, 2013
Harry Potter Hip-Hop Jaimie Etkin July 12, 2011
More Heat Than Light in Senate’s IRS Hearing Eleanor Clift May 21, 2013

Historical Examples

A Soldier in the Philippines Needom N. Freeman
The Adventures of Piang the Moro Jungle Boy Florence Partello Stuart
Filipino Popular Tales Dean S. Fansler
The Sunbridge Girls at Six Star Ranch Eleanor H. (Eleanor Hodgman) Porter
Filipino Popular Tales Dean S. Fansler
The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898: Volume XXXII, 1640 Diego Aduarte
America’s War for Humanity Thomas Herbert Russell

noun (pl) -los
a large single-edged knife, originating in the Philippines
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