Body and Bodkin, as Old French variants from the Old Ger.
"The Romance of Names" by Ernest Weekley
And at night she took another doll, and drove her bodkin right into its heart.
"The House of Souls" by Arthur Machen
You told a sailor the day before yesterday to send you three bodkins.
"The Temptation of St. Antony" by Gustave Flaubert
The girls filled them with pins and needles, bodkin and stiletto, and the boys with pencils and pens.
"Chats on Household Curios" by Fred W. Burgess
They beat me, cuff me, the serving-maids pinch me, scratch me with their bodkins!
"A German Pompadour" by Marie Hay
When the use of both arms was required, it was fastened across the breast by a large bodkin or circular brooch.
"An Historical Account of the Settlements of Scotch Highlanders in America" by J. P. MacLean
This they do by dipping a Bodkin of the thickness of a Quill into the Powder, and dragging it under the Eyelids.
"The Strange Adventures of Captain Dangerous, Vol. 3 of 3" by George Augustus Sala
A bare bodkin would do the business, but did not recommend itself.
"When Ghost Meets Ghost" by William Frend De Morgan
Where does one buy bodkins, Audrey?
"Anxious Audrey" by Mabel Quiller-Couch
The scraping knives of flint, indicate the use of skin for clothing, and rude bodkins and needles, its manufacture.
"History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume I (of 2)" by John William Draper
And yet that fool girl's little bodkin went through it like an electric spark and cut to the marrow!
"The Song of the Wolf" by Frank Mayer
The copper bodkin is found in S.D.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 1" by Various
I'm as jealous as an Eastern sultana I shall stab you some night with a bodkin.
"Thereby Hangs a Tale" by George Manville Fenn
Her little slender fingers were busy mending rents in gaudy gowns, sewing beads on high collars, and curling feathers with a large bodkin.
"Her Season in Bath" by Emma Marshall
As I live I'll break your bodkin then.
"A Select Collection of Old English Plays" by Robert Dodsley
Child, it is no bodkin.
"The Dramatic Works of G. E. Lessing" by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Then there are the cheap magazines, which tender a half dozen stories for the price of a cigar or a bodkin.
"The Library and Society" by Various
He says he has no mind to see his mother's good homespun cut by steel bodkins.
"The Great Mogul" by Louis Tracy
For the inflated he cherishes a noiseless, most exiguous bodkin.
"Francis Beaumont: Dramatist" by Charles Mills Gayley
Not a bodkin had I; nay, not even a stick with which to strike down a snake.
"The Admirable Lady Biddy Fane" by Frank Barrett
"'T is the bodkin that I wear
When at night I bind my hair;
It woke me falling on the floor;
'T is nothing more."
"Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part 1. The Musician's Tale; The Saga of King Olaf VIII. -- Gudrun" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The bride she drew a long bodkin
Frae out her gay head-gear,
And strake Fair Annet unto the heart,
That word spak nevir mair.
"Lord Thomas And Fair Annet" by Andrew Lang
That dandy trim the Bodkin slim
Danced with Miss Tape-measure,
But he stepped on her trail, and she called him "a whale,"
And that put an end to their pleasure.
"The Needle and Thread" by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
"Why did you scream, Dearvorgil, disturbing so my aim?"
"My bodkin pierced me sorely, and that is all my blame."
"Then, cry out not so loudly, lest he should turn away."
"My lord has but to bid me, and ever I obey."
"False Dearvorgil" by Dora Sigerson Shorter