Eyeleteer
Eyeleteer Eye`let*eer", n. A small, sharp-pointed instrument used in piercing eyelet holes; a stiletto. [1913 Webster]

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  • eyeleteer — /uy li tear /, n. a small, pointed instrument for making eyelet holes. [1870 75; EYELET + EER] * * * …   Universalium

  • eyeleteer — eye·le·teer …   English syllables

  • eyeleteer — /aɪləˈtɪə/ (say uyluh tear) noun a small pointed instrument for making eyelet holes …   Australian English dictionary

  • eyeleteer — |īlə|ti(ə)r noun ( s) : a small instrument with a sharp point used in making eyelet holes …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bodkin — Bod kin (b[o^]d k[i^]n), n. [OE. boydekyn dagger; of uncertain origin; cf. W. bidog hanger, short sword, Ir. bideog, Gael. biodag.] 1. A dagger. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] When he himself might his quietus make With a bare bodkin. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ride — Bodkin Bod kin (b[o^]d k[i^]n), n. [OE. boydekyn dagger; of uncertain origin; cf. W. bidog hanger, short sword, Ir. bideog, Gael. biodag.] 1. A dagger. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] When he himself might his quietus make With a bare bodkin. Shak. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To sit — Bodkin Bod kin (b[o^]d k[i^]n), n. [OE. boydekyn dagger; of uncertain origin; cf. W. bidog hanger, short sword, Ir. bideog, Gael. biodag.] 1. A dagger. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] When he himself might his quietus make With a bare bodkin. Shak. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • travel bodkin — Bodkin Bod kin (b[o^]d k[i^]n), n. [OE. boydekyn dagger; of uncertain origin; cf. W. bidog hanger, short sword, Ir. bideog, Gael. biodag.] 1. A dagger. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] When he himself might his quietus make With a bare bodkin. Shak. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stiletto — n. 1. Dagger, dirk, poniard, pocket dagger, stylet. 2. Bodkin, piercer, eyeleteer …   New dictionary of synonyms

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