What does the word bantam mean?

Usage examples for bantam

  1. He looked like a spiteful bantam, and fortunately at that moment Jessie returned to the Patience, and he could not say any more. – Red Hair by Elinor Glyn
  2. Chanty thought he could beat Mr. Bantam easily, he was so small, and invited him to fight. – Aunt Jo's Scrap-Bag by Louisa M. Alcott
  3. When the fleet from Bantam makes landfall at Surat, Arangbar will surely have the courage to sign the firman, and then my mission will be finished. – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover