from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Chiefly British & Offensive A woman or girl.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A woman, a girl.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A Middle English and Anglo-Saxon contracted form of bindeth, the third person singular of bind.
Arabic, daughter; see bn in Semitic roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Arabic بِنْت (bínt, "girl, daughter"), used to denote a patronym. (Wiktionary)