In the margin of Stowe's Chronicle it is said that Cæsar was slain with bodkins.
They beat me, cuff me, the serving-maids pinch me, scratch me with their bodkins!
"No more than I fear the bodkins of your women," said Gerard, haughtily.
On the whole, it might be the best thing for her to go to the Bodkins.
The Bodkins' invitation was duly communicated to Seth and his wife.