All these freemen provided their own horses, and were skilled from their earliest youth in the use of the lasso and bolas.
He had been swinging the bolas around his head for more than forty years!
They were using the bolas, and although Francisco had often seen them in the shop windows, he had never seen them in use.
Our arms consisted of rifles, shot-guns, the bolas, and lasso.
This is used by the Indians in the manufacture of bolas, and an excursion was made to it.
He was furious with himself for having "lowered himself" to bolas.
The men carry nothing but the lasso and bolas, to be ready for the capture of animals, or for defence.
It is more easily caught by the bolas than the other species.
He is hunted on the Pampas by dogs, and the Indians secure him with the bolas or the lasso.
Afterwards they went to fetch firewood, whilst I amused myself by practising with the bolas.