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.
1. Having no body.
2. Without material form; incorporeal.
Phantoms bodiless and vain.
(Bod"i*li*ness) n. Corporeality. Minsheu.
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. Bodily fear, apprehension of physical injury.
Syn. See Corporal.
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.