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synonyms for bantams

  • hen
  • poultry
  • biddy
  • capon
  • chick
  • cock
  • cockerel
  • pullet
  • rooster
  • banty
  • barnyard fowl
  • cock-a-doodle-do
  • cockalorum
  • gump
  • heeler
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How to use bantams in a sentence

I have a printing-press, a collection of birds' eggs, and some white bantams and some rabbits.
HARPER'S YOUNG PEOPLE, NOVEMBER 30, 1880VARIOUS
No self-respectin' gent would bring up 'is bantams in that line nowadays.
THE INCENDIARYW. A. (WILLIAM AUGUSTINE) LEAHY
When autumn comes, if I feel desperately in want of bantams, I may purchase your brood myself,—but I will not promise about it.
NELLY'S FIRST SCHOOLDAYSJOSEPHINE FRANKLIN
In their native country the Japanese Bantams are not separated into distinct color varieties.
OUR DOMESTIC BIRDSJOHN H. ROBINSON
Most pheasant fanciers use large bantams or small common hens to hatch and rear the young pheasants.
OUR DOMESTIC BIRDSJOHN H. ROBINSON
I bought some fine bantams at Yokohama, and a whole cage full of rice-birds.
A VOYAGE IN THE 'SUNBEAM'ANNIE ALLNUT BRASSEY
There are beautiful bantams to be seen in some of the shops here; but they cannot be bought, as they are private pets.
A VOYAGE IN THE 'SUNBEAM'ANNIE ALLNUT BRASSEY
Then again there are rabbits in the stable and very tame pigeons and the tiniest of bantams.
EUGENE FIELD, A STUDY IN HEREDITY AND CONTRADICTIONSSLASON THOMPSON
There are plenty of hens on the farm, and one spring a couple of bantams were added to the stock.
CONCERNING CATSHELEN M. WINSLOW
"It's just one of them mischievous bantams, ma'am," said the cook, a countrywoman who had made a study of cocks and hens.
HOODIEMARY LOUISA STEWART MOLESWORTH
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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