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Bedouin, Beduin [ˈbɛdʊɪn]
1. (Social Science / Peoples) pl -ins, -in a member of any of the nomadic tribes of Arabs inhabiting the deserts of Arabia, Jordan, and Syria, as well as parts of the Sahara
2. a wanderer or rover
1. (Social Science / Peoples) of or relating to the Bedouins
2. wandering or roving
[from Old French beduin, from Arabic badāwi, plural of badwi, from badw desert]
Bed•ou•in or Bed•u•in (ˈbɛd u ɪn, ˈbɛd wɪn)
n., pl. -ins, (esp. collectively) -in.
1. an Arab of the deserts of SW Asia and N Africa, traditionally tent-dwelling and dependent on animal herds for subsistence.
2. a nomad; wanderer.
[1350–1400; Middle English Bedoyn < Middle French beduyn < Arabic badawī desert-dweller =badw desert + -ī suffix of appurtenance]
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At length the Bedouin grew tired of tormenting, and sent him on a camel to the top of a high barren mountain, where he left him to take his chance.
I am going to become an African prince, - a Bedouin gentleman.
With his shaggy head thrown back like birds when they drink, pressing his spurs mercilessly into the sides of his good horse, Bedouin, and sitting as though falling backwards in the saddle, he galloped to the other flank of the squadron and shouted in a hoarse voice to the men to look to their pistols.
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