Bhil

[ beel ]

noun,plural Bhils, (especially collectively) Bhil.
  1. a people inhabiting the hills of west central India.

Origin of Bhil

1
First recorded in 1815–25

Words Nearby Bhil

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How to use Bhil in a sentence

  • There was a rivulet close by, in which the Bhil had been prepared; I thought of water, and bid one of the men run for some.

    Confessions of a Thug | Philip Meadows Taylor
  • I saw very plainly that this was their Bhil; one by one they began to forsake their tattoos and collect.

    Confessions of a Thug | Philip Meadows Taylor
  • We left the high-road to proceed by footpaths through the jungles, and near the village of Shirkarpoor we selected the Bhil.

    Confessions of a Thug | Philip Meadows Taylor
  • Beyond the village was a favourite Bhil of theirs, and they would have everything prepared against our coming up.

    Confessions of a Thug | Philip Meadows Taylor
  • But Bukta knew, and the corps knew, and every Bhil in the Satpura hills knew.

    The Day's Work, Volume 1 | Rudyard Kipling