Synonyms for bodkin
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- 1. poniard, bodkin, dagger, sticker
- usage: a dagger with a slender blade
- 2. bodkin, hairpin
- usage: formerly a long hairpin; usually with an ornamental head
- 3. bodkin, hand tool
- usage: a small sharp-pointed tool for punching holes in leather or fabric
- 4. bodkin, threader, hand tool
- usage: a blunt needle for threading ribbon through loops