Bodkin vs Dodkin - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between bodkin and dodkin
is that bodkin
is a small sharp pointed tool for making holes in cloth or leather while dodkin
is a doit; a small coin.
As an adverb bodkin
is closely wedged between two people.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
* bodikin, bodkine, botkin, boidken
A small sharp pointed tool for making holes in cloth or leather.
A blunt needle used for threading ribbon or cord through a hem or casing.
* 1603 , , Hamlet , act 3, scene 1:
- For who would bear the whips and scorns of time,
- The oppressor's wrong, the proud man's contumely,
- The pangs of despised love, the law's delay,
- The insolence of office and the spurns
- That patient merit of the unworthy takes,
- When he himself might his quietus make
A type of arrowhead.
(printing) A sharp tool, like an awl, formerly used for picking up letters from a column or page in making corrections.
- With a bare bodkin ?
Closely wedged between two people.
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