Definition of kafir:
- One of a race inhabiting Kafiristan in Central Asia.
- One of a race which, with the Hottentots and Bushmen, inhabit South Africa. They inhabit the country north of Cape Colony, the name being now specifically applied to the tribes living between Cape Colony and Natal; but the Zulus of Natal are true Kaffirs.
- "Impressions of South Africa", James Bryce.
- "The Pacha of Many Tales", Captain Frederick Marryat.
- "Six Months at the Cape", R.M. Ballantyne.