bodikin
bodikin od"i*kin, n. Same as {bodkin}; -- a variant spelling. [R.] [PJC]

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  • Gadsbodikins — /gadz bod i kinz/, interj. Archaic. (a euphemistic form of God s body, used as a mild oath.) Also, Oddsbodikins, Odsbodikins, Odsbodkins. [1670 80; GAD + s1 + bodikin (BODY + KIN) + S1] * * * …   Universalium

  • gadsbodikins — (ˈ)gadzˈbädə̇kə̇nz, dēk interjection Usage: often capitalized Etymology: euphemism for God s bodykins a mild oath * * * /gadz bod i kinz/, interj. Archaic. (a euphemistic form of God s body, used as a mild oath.) Also, Oddsbodikins, Odsbodikins,… …   Useful english dictionary

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