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English definition of “bodkin”

bodkin

noun [C] uk   /ˈbɒd.kɪn/ us    /ˈbɑːd-/
a large needle that does not have a sharp point, used especially for pulling a strip of material through clothKnitting and sewingPins, clips, hooks and pegs
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