Definitions

Sorry, no definitions found.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • I personally would like to see the Bedou continue to use their henna, the Japanese their Kimono and the Lacandon their traditions.

    Plan Puebla-Panama. Yay or Nay?

  • In the middle of the chaos that had begun to make the ground in Iraq constantly tremble, the Bedou remained tranquil.

    A Country Called AMREEKA

  • Unlike most everyone else in Iraq, the Bedou had no interest or stake in politics.

    A Country Called AMREEKA

  • ¬†Among the old stones the Bedou had a shop where we could buy Marie biscuits.

    His Daughters

  • The Akaba is exclusively Bedou property, and wherever a little herbage is to be found, there the nomads drive their flocks and young camels.

    Southern Arabia

  • About five generations ago the Seyyids of the Aboubekr family, at that time the chief Arab family at the Hadhramout, who claimed descent from the first of the Khalifs, were at variance with the Bedou tribes, and in their extremity they invited assistance from the chiefs of the Yafei tribe, who inhabit the Yafei district, to the north-east of Aden.

    Southern Arabia

  • A Bedou was playing a flute made of two leg-bones of a crane bound together with iron.

    Southern Arabia

  • Exasperated at this beyond all bearing, my husband at length rushed out and caught a Bedou in the very act of tumbling over a guy.

    Southern Arabia

  • The inhabitants of this wild range are chiefly Bedou and pastoral, and it is from this quarter that the troubles which beset the poor sultan, Feysul, generally emanate.

    Southern Arabia

  • The stone seemed to be a kind of sign-post; for as the old Bedou sheikh who was with us said, there was in olden days, about 500 years ago, a caravan road this way to Mecca, before the Bahr-Safi made it impassable.

    Southern Arabia

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.