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bolo tie

noun
1.
a necktie of thin cord fastened in front with an ornamental clasp or other device.
Also, bola tie.
Also called bolo, bola.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65; bolo, apparently an error for bola, after the tie's resemblance to a bola
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  • She had been strangled by a bolo tie, still around her neck.

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