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The meaning of Bodkins

Bodkins – definition


A thick, blunt needle with a large eye, used for drawing tape or cord through a hem.

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A pointed tool used for removing pieces of metal type for correction.


A dagger.

Usage examples:

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A large needle that does not have a sharp point, used especially for pulling a strip of material through cloth

Bodkins translation into English

Bodkins: translate from English into Chinese

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博德金斯, 锥子, 簪子, 锥, 簪

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Bodkins, Priem, Rijgnaald, Lange haarspeld, Rijgpen

Bodkins: translate from English into French

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Passe-partout, Alêne, Épingle à cheveux, Aiguille à repriser, Passe-lacet

Bodkins: translate from English into German

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Bodkins, Ahle, Haarnadel, Dolch, Durchziehnadel

Bodkins: translate from English into Hindi

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सलाई, बोडकिंस, सूजा

Bodkins: translate from English into Italian

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Passamontagna, Punteruolo, Infilanastri

Bodkins: translate from English into Korean

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보드킨, 큰바늘, 두 사람 사이에 꼭 낀 사람

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Бодики, Шило, Кинжал, Длинная шпилька для волос

Bodkins: translate from English into Spanish

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Punzones, Punzón, Punta, Pasacintas

Word origin

Middle English: perhaps of Celtic origin and related to Irish bod, Welsh bidog, Scottish Gaelic biodag ‘dagger’.

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