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1. bodkin

noun. ['ˈbɑːdkɪn'] a dagger with a slender blade.

Synonyms

  • poniard
  • dagger

Etymology

  • boydekin (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Bodkin

  • brodkin
  • godkin

Example sentences of the word bodkin


1. Noun, singular or mass
Thread the side with the bodkin or other safety pin through the waistband on your jogging pants.

2. bodkin

noun. ['ˈbɑːdkɪn'] a blunt needle for threading ribbon through loops.

Synonyms

  • hand tool

Etymology

  • boydekin (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. bodkin

noun. ['ˈbɑːdkɪn'] formerly a long hairpin; usually with an ornamental head.

Etymology

  • boydekin (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. bodkin

noun. ['ˈbɑːdkɪn'] a small sharp-pointed tool for punching holes in leather or fabric.

Etymology

  • boydekin (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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