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.
Out of these, bodkins, fish-hooks, and arrow-heads were made.
"No more than I fear the bodkins of your women," said Gerard haughtily.
Leg bones of the turkey were used for awls, bodkins, needles, and similar objects.
Peden assured his fellow-passengers that their fears were groundless, for, said he, neither thumbkins nor bodkins would hurt them.
Bodmin and Launceston tilt in rusty armour, and Truro and Penzance with bodkins, and no harm is done.