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meanings of bodkin


  1. A small sharp pointed tool for making holes in cloth or leather.
  2. A dagger.
  3. A type of long thin arrowhead.
  4. A hairpin.
  5. A blunt needle used for threading ribbon or cord through a hem or casing.
  6. A sharp tool, like an awl, formerly used for pressing down individual type characters letters from a column or page in making corrections.
  7. A multifunctional tool for pinning cloaks at the nape of the neck used also as a decorative hairpin or as a sewing instrument.


  1. Closely wedged between two people.


  1. A surname​.

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