Definition of “bodkin” - English Dictionary


“bodkin” in English

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bodkinnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbɒd.kɪn/ us /ˈbɑːd.kɪn/

Examples from literature

  • The ends should be tied, and the cord run into the bag with a bodkin or tape-needle. 
  • Then once more he would resume his repairing, with great precautions, his only tools being a pair of scissors and a bodkin. 

(Definition of “bodkin” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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