emu

Part of speech: noun

A large Australian ostrich- like bird.

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Usage examples "emu":

  1. We were quite surprised, for hitherto there has been no better cure for Emu indigestion than wire nails, hoop iron, and preserved milk cans. - "Dot and the Kangaroo", Ethel C. Pedley.
  2. So they are, agreed the Emu, and that is what puzzles me. - "Dot and the Kangaroo", Ethel C. Pedley.
  3. But the native cats hae taen the fowls, They havena left a leg; And he'll get nae omelette here at a' Till the emu lays an egg! - "Saltbush Bill, J.P., and Other Verses", A. B. Paterson.