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Lonard thinks ha-ha-ha and tells Bantam that the rights have reverted to him, which they have.
Bantam calls and says, “We must publish Juvenal [original title].”
This seems like a bit too much bantam strutting, when the jury is literally still out in much of the country.
Heinz wrote the book in his makeshift den, a bantam-size office that he had constructed off the TV room in a corner of his garage.The Night Vince Lombardi Lay Awake Brooding Over a 49-0 Win|W.C. Heinz|January 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In another study, “one man reported that he felt compelled to incubate and help hatch out a clutch of bantam chickens.”
The little bantam can crow quicker, oftener and with more ginger than any other rooster on the place.The Red Cow and Her Friends|Peter McArthur
The mud was too deep for the Shanghai to run and the bantam killed him.South American Fights and Fighters|Cyrus Townsend Brady
The full-bred Bantam-cock should not weigh more than a pound.The Book of Sports:|William Martin
Then he put the seven eggs in the nest carefully, and got the little bantam hen and put her in, too.
Mother Bantam would cluck and run back and forth in the coop and call to them, she was so afraid something would happen.
British Dictionary definitions for bantam
- an age level of between 13 and 15 in amateur sport, esp ice hockey
- (as modifier)bantam hockey