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bolo tie

or bola tie

a necktie of thin cord fastened in front with an ornamental clasp or other device.
Also called bolo, bola.
Origin of bolo tie
1960-65; bolo, apparently an error for bola, after the tie's resemblance to a bola Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • In his bolo tie and cowboy hat, Coleman was not afraid to offer this un-PC lyric: “Hey Indian dude … don’t cope a ‘tude.”

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