bantam bantam  /ˈbæn təm/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) any of various small breeds of fowl
  2. (adj) very small

Usage(s):

  1. Sean Penn strikes that note, playing him with a kind of bantam-rooster energy--and good-ole-boy charm.
  2. But the bantam of the opera was no match for the diva, who drowned him out.
  3. In third place was Ibbotson, his chest stuck out like a bantam cock's, his legs and arms weaving perfect circles, running like a mechanical toy.

News

  1. Bantam Jeep Heritage Festival even more revved up this year

    By Sandra Fischione Donovan, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review More than a year ago, Dan Suess of Butler was considering selling his Jeep, but after participating in last year’s Bantam Jeep Heritage Festival in ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Mckeesport Daily News

  2. 4WD Signs on as Platinum Sponsor at Bantam Jeep Heritage Festival

    4WD , prominent provider of aftermarket parts and accessories for Jeeps, has signed on as a Platinum Sponsor at the Bantam Jeep Heritage Festival June 14-16. The company will sponsor the Moraine trail ride and Little Jeepers Playground and will also be a vendor at the third annual Butler, Pennsylvania event. (PRWeb June 12, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/4WD ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Chick-a-Biddy to open July 1

    Bantam & Biddy 's Atlantic Station sister restaurant, Chick-a-Biddy , is scheduled to open July 1 at 264 19th St. The space originally housed the Grape, which shuttered in early 2012. It remained vacant until the Yumbii food truck signed a two-month lease to open a pop-up restaurant - Yumbii Café - from August to September 2012.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Creative Loafing Atlanta

Quotes

  1. "I remember going to pee wee and bantam tournaments and people kind of sneered and said, 'Aw, California kids can't play hockey.' It's still not a hotbed, but I think you see more and more California kids coming up now," Clarke said. "When...
    on Mar 12, 2007 By: Noah Clarke Source: ESPN

  2. "These boys were from my era and I've been retired 19 years. Nelson and I both won gold medals at the 1978 Commonwealth Games in Edmonton, he at featherweight, me at bantam. Nelson was the target had my comeback not faltered. Fenech was always on my...
    on May 20, 2008 By: Barry McGuigan Source: BoxingScene.com

  3. "Somebody's been trying to replace me, probably, for the last 13 years of my life," Raycroft said. "Since bantam, there was a kid down the street trying to replace me. It's not something new to me, it's what we do."
    on Jan 15, 2008 By: Andrew Raycroft Source: Times Colonist

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