noun \ˈbil-(ˌ)bō\
plural bilboes

Definition of BILBO

:  a long bar of iron with sliding shackles used to confine the feet of prisoners especially on shipboard

Origin of BILBO

perhaps from Bilboa, Spain
First Known Use: 1557


noun \ˈbil-(ˌ)bō\
plural bilboes or bilboas

Definition of BILBO

:  sword

Variants of BILBO

bilbo or bil·boa \ˈbil-(ˌ)bō\

Origin of BILBO

Bilboa, Bilbao, Spain
First Known Use: 1565


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