from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Chiefly British & Offensive A woman or girl.
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- 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.
Ellison is proud of his friends, who tend to be important people and in part because they are important people, which is so horrifying a sentiment that I would have wept had I been in my own house instead of 'bint's.
They were received by Major Craufurd as a stately omda, and by the second in command as a "bint" with head-dress, yasmak gown and beribboned pyjama trousers.
McLoughlin first fell under the "spell of far Arabia" when he noticed his father using exotic words such as "bint," "shufti" and "yallah" - brought home from Egypt and the western desert in the second world war.
Some bloggers are writing about the experience. bint battuta (Bahrain), who is undertaking the project of reading the Qur'an in Arabic during Ramadan, writes her first post on the experience:
Qatar's Sheikha Mozah bint Nasser Al Missned a.k.a. Sheikha Mozah is on a State visit to the UK with her husband and even on-the-go she looks nothing short of amazing.
Qatar's Sheikha Mozah bint Nasser Al Missned a.k.a. Sheikha Mozah is on a State visit to the UK with her husband and even on-the-go ...
Following the prophet's footsteps, the second caliph Umar ibn al-Khattab entrusted Shifa' bint 'AbdAllah with the sensitive post of supervisor whose duties required ensuring that the busy market of Medina was free of corruption.
A'isha bint Abi Bakr married the Prophet Muhammad when she was nine years old -- too young to consent even had she been asked, which she was not.
Prince Salman, believed to be 76, is one of the 19 surviving sons of Ibn Saud and is also one of the seven sons born to the former king's favorite wife, Hassa bint Ahmed al-Sudairi.
Mr. Dolman will work on cultural initiatives and report to chairwoman Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, the daughter of the Qatari emir who collects Islamic and contemporary art.
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