Definition of Bantams

1. Noun. (plural of bantam) ¹



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Definition of Bantams

1. bantam [n] - See also: bantam

Lexicographical Neighbors of Bantams

banquets
banquette
banquetter
banquetters
banquettes
bans
banshee
banshees
banshies
banstickle
banstickles
bansuri
bant
bantam
bantams (current term)
bantamweight
bantamweights
banted
banteng
bantengs
banter
bantered
banterer
banterers
bantering
banteringly
banterings
banters
bantery

Literary usage of Bantams

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Book of Poultry by Lewis Wright (1885)
"For convenience, we shall take the various breeds of bantams as known to us alphabetically, reserving the large and important division of Game bantams for a ..."

2. The Poultry Book: Comprising the Breading and Management of Profitable and by William Bernhard Tegetmeier (1867)
"bantams of all kinds are merely domesticated ... Two of the most distinct kinds, namely, the Sebright and the Game bantams, have been produced within the ..."

3. Poultry Culture: How to Raise, Manage, Mate and Judge Thoroughbred Fowls by Isaac Kimbal Felch (1902)
"GAME bantams. One has only to follow the rule given for Games, taking care to secure the ... Our bantams lose station badly, as they grow small in size. ..."

4. Rural Affairs by John Jacob Thomas (1863)
"... own bantams are generally and with much probability assigned. The very term Bantam, a town and district of Java, is sufficient to establish the fact. ..."

5. The Practical Poultry Keeper by Lewis Wright (1904)
"Length of feather, if in decent condition, will naturally be the chief point in judging. CHAPTER XXII. bantams. THERE is not the slightest reason for ..."

6. Hakluytus posthumus: Contayning a History of the World in Sea Voyages and by Samuel Purchas (1905)
"... by Captaine Severson, a Dutchman, and the King of bantams circumcision, and pompous Triumphes. .He same day towards Evening, we descried our Ships ..."

7. The Nursery by Fanny P Seaverns, John L. Shorey (Firm (1874)
"HORSE AND THE bantams. SOME years ago, among my fowls I had a pair of bantams, which took a great fancy to a large black horse. ..."

8. Hakluytus Posthumus, Or, Purchas His Pilgrimes: Contayning a History of the by Samuel Purchas (1905)
"... by Captaine Severson, a Dutchman, and the King of bantams circumcision, and pompous Triumphes. IHe same day towards Evening, we descried our Ships ..."

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