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bilbo


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bilbo  \Bil"bo\,  n.;  pl  {Bilboes}. 
  1.  A  rapier;  a  sword;  so  named  from  Bilbao,  in  Spain.  --Shak. 
 
  2.  pl  A  long  bar  or  bolt  of  iron  with  sliding  shackles,  and 
  a  lock  at  the  end  to  confine  the  feet  of  prisoners  or 
  offenders,  esp.  on  board  of  ships. 
 
  Methought  I  lay  Worse  than  the  mutines  in  the 
  bilboes.  --Shak.