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bodkin

noun bod·kin \ˈbäd-kən\

Definition of BODKIN

1
a :  dagger, stiletto
b :  a sharp slender instrument for making holes in cloth
c :  an ornamental hairpin shaped like a stiletto
2
:  a blunt needle with a large eye for drawing tape or ribbon through a loop or hem

Origin of BODKIN

Middle English bodekin
First Known Use: 14th century

Other Fashion Terms

chignon, cowlick, eau de toilette, imperial, pocket, pomander, tonsorial

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