Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
BOD, BODE, n.3 In proverbial saying (see quots.) in regard to some effort in which one has failed in the first attempt. [bɔd, bod]
Sc. 1825 Jam.2:
“I'll begin,” or “I'll set about it, new bod, new shod.” n.Sc. 1898 E.D.D.:
He left off drinkan, but he's at it again, new shot, new bode.
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