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1) Chapter III. Darwin, Charles Robert. 1909-14. The Voyage of the Beagle. The Harvard Classics
... Monte Video—Maldonado—Excursion to R. Polanco—Lazo and Bolas—Partridges—Absence of Trees—Deer—Capybara, or River Hog—Tucutuco—Molothrus, cuckoo-like habits—Tyrant-flycatcher—Mocki...

2) Chapter VI. Darwin, Charles Robert. 1909-14. The Voyage of the Beagle. The Harvard Classics
... Set out for Buenos Ayres—Rio Sauce—Sierra Ventana—Third Posta—Driving Horses—Bolas—Partridges and Foxes—Features of the Country—Long-legged Plover—Teru-tero—Hail-storm—Natural...

3) bullace. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...See damson. Middle English bolas, from Anglo-Norman bullace, from Medieval Latin bolluca....

4) bola. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...in South America to catch cattle or game by entangling their legs. From American Spanish bolas, pl. of Spanish bola, ball, probably from Latin bulla....

5) Cottage Countess (The). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...marriage, and "John Jones" was thirty. They were married by licence in the parish church of Bolas. Tennyson has a poem on the subject called The Lord of Burleigh,...

6) Roosevelt, Theodore. 1916. A Book-Lover's Holidays in the Open: IV. The Ranchland of Argentina and Southern Brazil
...and plains-craft and hardihood and from whom he borrowed that strange weapon, the bolas. Even the southern Andes of what was once Patagonia are unexplored only in...

7) Chapter V. Darwin, Charles Robert. 1909-14. The Voyage of the Beagle. The Harvard Classics
...in its pace, it is caught without much difficulty by the Indian or Gaucho armed with the bolas. When several horsemen appear in a semicircle, it becomes confounded,...

8) Chapter IV. Darwin, Charles Robert. 1909-14. The Voyage of the Beagle. The Harvard Classics
...occupations is to knock two stones together till they become round, in order to make the bolas. With this important weapon the Indian catches his game, and also his...

9) Chapter XII. Darwin, Charles Robert. 1909-14. The Voyage of the Beagle. The Harvard Classics
...the lazo than the Gaucho; but, from the nature of the country, he does not know the use of the bolas. 13 August 18th.—We descended the mountain, and passed some beautiful...

10) Chapter VIII. Darwin, Charles Robert. 1909-14. The Voyage of the Beagle. The Harvard Classics
...did not catch our animals with the lazo, they cried out, Ah, then, you use nothing but the bolas: the idea of an enclosed country was quite new to them. The captain...

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