Meaning of bodkin
Pronunciation: (bod'kin), [key]
- a small, pointed instrument for making holes in cloth, leather, etc.
- a long pinshaped instrument used by women to fasten up the hair.
- a blunt, needlelike instrument for drawing tape, cord, etc., through a loop, hem, or the like.
- a small dagger; stiletto.
- bodkin (Thesaurus)