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Bodle

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A Scotch coin, worth the sixth of a penny; so called from Bothwell, a mint-master.

Fair play, he carʹd na deils a boddle.”


Burns: Tam Shanter, line 110.

To care not a bodle = our English phrase, “Not to care a farthing.”

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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