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a dagger with a slender blade

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formerly a long hairpin

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a small sharp-pointed tool for punching holes in leather or fabric

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a blunt needle for threading ribbon through loops

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Performed by two doctors, it features the stories of two notorious British GPs - Harold Shipman and John Bodkin Adams.
John Bodkin Adams worked as a GP in Eastbourne in the 1940s and 50s, when more than 160 of his patients died in suspicious circumstances, with 132 leaving him something in their will.
Bedford hence took her immense powers of observation and characterization and applied them to all the dramatic personae in the Bodkins Adams trial.
Dr Bodkins Adams first faced the charge of murdering his elderly patient, Mrs.
thranged bravest Erin As she turnified her bladed Thurstonic Thistlio And carveth the mingster into 23 plonketts then stood Watching as the sop oozled from its sliminy bodkins.
I enjoyed playing No Monster Club's Christmas gig in Bodkins and supporting Ginnels for their Crowns album launch.
com Galway Plate and Guinness Galway Hurdle at Bodkins Bar in Galway City tomorrow night in aid of the Injured Jockeys' Fund.
Some even believe his plays have subversive religious messages attacking the Protestant religion Odds bodkins.
Their bodkins, or bullet-shaped arrow heads, were carried on shafts three feet long and as thick as a man's thumb, and were able to punch straight through plate armour.
Before you can say Odds Bodkins, young Valiant is told to escort the lovely Lady Ilene, Princess of Wales, to her father's castle.
That technician, Jerry Bodkins, of Youngstown, Ohio qualified under the category of Wheel End hands-on competition.
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They're just old-fashioned words - we may as well be cheering on the Somerset Bodkins, the Kent Tuppence Ha'pennies, the Yorkshire Cads and the Warwickshire Gaymeaninghappys.
The acclaimed storyteller Odds Bodkin has told such tales as "The Odyssey," "Beowulf" and "A Christmas Carol" to audiences young and old around the country.