Definition of bola
bolasplay \-ləz\ also
: a cord with weights attached to the ends for throwing at and entangling an animal
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As fantastical as his gadgets often were—explosive bolas!
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Origin and Etymology of bola
American Spanish bolas, from Spanish bola ball
First Known Use: 1818See Words from the same year
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