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bilbo

noun bil·bo \ ˈbil-(ˌ)bō \

Definition of bilbo

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

Origin and Etymology of bilbo

perhaps from Bilboa, Spain


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bilbo

noun \ ˈbil-(ˌ)bō \
variants: or bilboa

Definition of bilbo

plural bilboes or bilboas
: sword

Origin and Etymology of bilbo

Bilboa, Bilbao, Spain


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