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 Bodkin.Bodle’ian Library (Oxford). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Bodle.
 
A Scotch coin, worth the sixth of a penny; so called from Bothwell, a mint-master.   1
       
“Fair play, he car’d na deils a boddle.”
       
Burns: Tam o’ Shanter, line 110.
   To care not a bodle = our English phrase, “Not to care a farthing.”   2
 


 Bodkin.Bodle’ian Library (Oxford). 

 
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