bodkin: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (bod'kin), [key]
— n.
  1. a small, pointed instrument for making holes in cloth, leather, etc.
  2. a long pinshaped instrument used by women to fasten up the hair.
  3. a blunt, needlelike instrument for drawing tape, cord, etc., through a loop, hem, or the like.
  4. a small dagger; stiletto.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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