GNU Webster's 1913
- (Bot.) A small scrubby tree (Balanites Ægyptiaca) growing in dry regions of tropical Africa and Asia.
“Yanub: Thanks, I did want to put up something to show people a bito f what my doctors and workers see and yeah, I am a little in shock that they seem to want to work with me instead of over my body.”
“It occurred to me that it might be an odd anglicization of some Japanese word based on hito 'person' which can become -bito in compounds, but I haven't found such a word in my Japanese dictionaries.”
“I says to pris'ner, "You bito  an 'give an account of yerself," says I.”
“My bantam," said the big man, admiringly, "faith, but that was a tidy bito 'footwork ye done down at Sunkhaze.”
“The social positions of the two groups were even more rigidly differentiated; those of the fifth rank and upwards being termed tenjo-bito, or men having the privilege of entree to the palace and to the Imperial presence; while the lower group (from the sixth downwards) had no such privilege and were consequently termed chige-bito, or groundlings.”
“His belated admission to the ranks of the tenjo-bito provoked some derision and he was commonly spoken of as Gen-sammi (the Minamoto third rank).”
“Fifteen of his family were of, or above, the third rank, and thirty were tenjo-bito.”
“By Atogi's advice a still abler scholar, Wani (Wang-in), was subsequently invited from Kudara to take Atogi's place, and it is added that the latter received the title of fumi-bito (scribe), which he transmitted to his descendants in Japan.”
“Bidatsu sought an interpretation of a memorial presented by the Koma sovereign, only one man among all the scribes (fumi-bito), and he”
“It is well supplied with food and good water, of which there are many springs, called _bito_.”
The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898 — Volume 21 of 55 1624 Explorations by early navigators, descriptions of the islands and their peoples, their history and records of the catholic missions, as related in contemporaneous books and manuscripts, showing the political, economic, commercial and religious conditions of those islands from their earliest relations with European nations to the close of the nineteenth century.
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