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Originally appearing in Volume V04, Page 110 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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BODLE or BODDLE (said to be from Bothwell, the name of a mint-master), a Scottish copper coin worth about one-sixth of an English penny, first issued under Charles II. It survives in the phrase " not to care a bodle."
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BODKIN (Early Eng. boydekin, a dagger, a word of un...

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