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Bilbo, 1) a Spanish blade, a blade in general: “to be compassed, like a good b., in the circumference of a peck,” Wiv. III, 5, 112. “I combat challenge of this latten b.” I, 1, 165.
2) Bilboes, a kind of fetters annexed to bars of iron, used at sea for mutinous sailors: “I lay worse than the mutines in the b.” Hml. V, 2, 6.
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