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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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Rhymes with Bodkin

  • brodkin
  • godkin

How do you pronounce bodkin?

Pronounce bodkin as ˈbɑdkɪn.

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Sentences with 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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