What does the word bustard mean?

Usage examples for bustard

  1. When you deal with Bourbons, it is well to remember the Spanish proverb, " A sparrow in the hand is better than a bustard on the wing." – Castilian Days by John Hay
  2. Now it is quite useless to try and ride straight up to a bustard, and this he knew. – Jess by H. Rider Haggard
  3. It was so much appreciated that its name was conferred on Bustard Head and Bustard Bay. – The Life of Captain James Cook by Arthur Kitson