Bodily fear, apprehension of physical injury.

Syn. — See Corporal.

(Bod"i*ly), adv.

1. Corporeally; in bodily form; united with a body or matter; in the body.

For in him dwelleth all the fullness of the Godhead bodily.
Col. ii. 9

2. In respect to, or so as to affect, the entire body or mass; entirely; all at once; completely; as, to carry away bodily. "Leapt bodily below." Lowell.

(Bod"ing) a. Foreshowing; presaging; ominous.Bod"ing*ly, adv.

(Bod"ing), n. A prognostic; an omen; a foreboding.

(Bod"kin) n. [OE. boydekyn dagger; of uncertain origin; cf. W. bidog hanger, short sword, Ir. bideog, Gael. biodag.]

1. A dagger. [Obs.]

When he himself might his quietus make
With a bare bodkin.

2. (Needlework) An implement of steel, bone, ivory, etc., with a sharp point, for making holes by piercing; a tiletto; an eyeleteer.

3. (Print.) A sharp tool, like an awl, used for picking ut letters from a column or page in making corrections.

Bodiced to Boil

(Bod"iced) a. Wearing a bodice. Thackeray.

(Bod"ied) a. Having a body; — usually in composition; as, able-bodied.

A doe . . . not altogether so fat, but very good flesh and good bodied.

(Bod"i*less) a.

1. Having no body.

2. Without material form; incorporeal.

Phantoms bodiless and vain.

(Bod"i*li*ness) n. Corporeality. Minsheu.

(Bod"i*ly) a.

1. Having a body or material form; physical; corporeal; consisting of matter.

You are a mere spirit, and have no knowledge of the bodily part of us.

2. Of or pertaining to the body, in distinction from the mind. "Bodily defects." L'Estrange.

3. Real; actual; put in execution. [Obs.]

Be brought to bodily act.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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