He was gratified at my recognising the propriety of his saying ‘bismillah’ over any animal killed for food.
They instantly set about their ablutions, and began to repeat the bismillah.
In the third place, when specially instructed to say “bismillah!”
These had their throats cut, with the usual formula, "bismillah!"
He wears a turban and a beard like another, and is all for the sack practice, bismillah!
The meal then began with the bismillah--'In the name of the most merciful God'--for grace.
Ejaculating ‘bismillah’—the Moslem grace—we all sat round it, and dipped equal hands in the dishes set before us.
They use it at the ceremonies of circumcision, bismillah (teaching the child “the name of God”), virginity and marriage.
After half-an-hour's grace we commenced ascending up the rocky and rain-scoured slope, with a fervid "bismillah" on our lips.
Every one sat closely around the table, and all said "bismillah" before eating, which is the Mohammedan way of saying grace.
first attested in English in Byron, from Arabic bi'smillah(i) "in the name of God" (Allah).