Definition of bolas in English:
noun[treated as singular or plural]
(Especially in South America) a missile consisting of a number of balls connected by strong cord, which when thrown entangles the limbs of the quarry.
- A Zulu warrior performs a war dance; an Argentinean performs Flamenco with flashing bolas like silver whips.
- Inspired by South American cowboys, some forces deploy bolas, several yards of rope weighted with rubber balls, to entangle a suspect's legs.
- But technology remained limited to the branding of animals, the burning of natural pastures, and the use of lassoes, bolas, and knives.
Words that rhyme with bolasAeolus, alveolus, bolus, gladiolus, holus-bolus, solus, toeless
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