Green’s Dictionary of Slang

bodkin n.1

[SE bodkin, a large needle or small dagger, esp. a large needle-shaped instrument with a blunt, knobbed point]

the penis.

[UK]Massinger Bondman II ii: Some great women [...] some that are hungrie Draw on their shoomakers, and take a fall From such as mend Mats in their Galleries; Or when a Taylor settles a Petticoate on, Take measure of his Bodkin.
[UK]T. Rawlins Rebellion I i: Then must I use my Bodkin ’twill never please else [...] Wee Taylors are the men [...] Ladies cannot live without.
[UK]Mercurius Democritus 22-29 Dec. 299: [He] run his bodkin into her Ilet-hole which made her cry All hid, having not the least Power to resist him .
[UK]Mennis & Smith ‘The Bursse of Reformation’ Wit Restor’d (1817) 142: Then lett’s no more to the Old Exchange / There’s no good ware at all, / Their Bodkins, and their Thimbles too, / Went long since to Guild-Hall.
[UK] ‘New-Fashioned Marigold’ in Pepys Ballads (1987) IV 98: And with his piercing Bodkin then, he [i.e. ‘the nimble Taylor’] drove a subtile trade.
[UK] ‘The Married Estate’ in Ebsworth Merry Drollery Compleat (1875) 23: For a Bodkin, a Ring, or the other fine thing.
[UK] ‘Rampant Taylor’ in Ebsworth Merry Drollery Compleat (1875) 63: The tailor fancies ‘each fair Lass’ and ‘if she chance to tumble down, He’ll stick his Bodkin into her Placket’.
[UK]Humours of a Coffee-House 3 Oct. 32: [He] bid her be gone, or he would run his Bodkin into her Tail.
[Scot] Burns ‘The Tailor’ Merry Muses of Caledonia (1965) 122: Her maidenhead had taen the flight [...] A tailor’s bodkin caused the flight.
[UK] ‘The Lady’s Snatchbox’ in Cuckold’s Nest 26: The tailor is not such a goose [...] Of his bodkin he’ll make good use, / When he twigs my hairy snatch box.
[UK]Farmer & Henley Sl. and Its Analogues.
[US]E. Dahlberg Olive of Minerva 162: A smirk is often a deeper gash in the flesh than the blade of a bodkin.
[US]Maledicta IV:2 (Winter) 190: Women sometimes use [...] the seeming diminutives of needle, bodkin, core and cory (from the Romany kori = a needle).