Definition of Bustards

1. Noun. (plural of bustard) ¹

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Definition of Bustards

1. bustard [n] - See also: bustard

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bustards

bust a gasket
bust a move
bust chops
bust one's chops
bust out
bust up
bustard quail
bustards (current term)
busted flush
busted flushes

Literary usage of Bustards

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

1. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1887)
"bustards and ostriches, antelopes and wild asses,48 appeared to be '• the only inhabitants of the desert, and the fatigues of the march " were alleviated by ..."

2. Magazine of Natural History by Edward Charlesworth (1830)
"V. Description of the Great Bustard of India, with Notices of some other Indian bustards. By A SUBSCRIBER. Sir, FROM there being no mention made of the ..."

3. The Collected Scientific Papers of the Late Alfred Henry Garrod by Alfred Henry Garrod, William Alexander Forbes (1881)
"FURTHER NOTE ON THE MECHANISM OF THE " SHOW-OFF " IN bustards. ... my excuse for having so soon to present a further note on the "show-off" in the bustards. ..."

4. A Digest of the Law of Scotland: With Special Reference to the Office and by Hugh Barclay, Scotland (1855)
"... pheasants, partridges, grouse, heath or moor game, black game, and bustards. This statute (which is a British act) was limited to trespasses on land, ..."

5. The Architecture of Birds by James Rennie (1831)
"The males very soon desert the females, caring nothing about them and their progeny, to lead a solitary life J. The bustards appear to have similar habits ..."

6. Russia on the Black Sea and Sea of Azof: Being a Narrative of Travels in the by Henry Danby Seymour (1855)
"... Tauric Diana — The monastery of St. George — bustards on the Chersonese. AFTER taking a general view of the hill country of Crimea, there still remains ..."

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