Gordon Brown, too, resisted the siren calls of the Europhiles in his own party to take Britain into the emu.
Whence comes, let us ask, the name ‘eme’ and the later form, ‘emu.’
Can it be the emu engaged with a man-of-war, by any possibility?
There are upwards of 650 different species of birds, the largest being the emu, or Australian ostrich, and a species of cassowary.
This we knew would, of course, give the emu a great advantage.
At the head of the birds the cassowary or emu, stands conspicuous.
The emu, seeing them, turned tail, and off it went at a rapid rate.
"I'll go up and pint out the evil o' their ways," emu Bill said, coming over to us after midday.
Making my way on till I got astern of her, I observed that she was called the “emu.”
He had ridden about the country in all directions, and except when hunting a kangaroo or emu, he had never had to fire a shot.
"large Australian bird," 1610s, probably from Portuguese ema "crane, ostrich," of unknown origin.
Abbreviation of electromagnetic unit