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bodkin

Edited by T. F. Hoad

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

Published in print January 1996 | ISBN: 9780192830982
Published online January 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191727153
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†dagger XIV; small pointed instrument XIV; long pin for hair XVI; blunt needle for drawing tape, etc. XVIII. ME. boidekin

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Subjects: History of English

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