partridge

Part of speech: noun

A small game- bird.

Part of speech: noun

A ruffed grouse or a bob white.

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Usage examples "partridge":

  1. It was a lucky chance, said he, and the stone was well aimed, but it is not the first partridge that I have killed in this way. - "Lost in the Backwoods", Catherine Parr Traill.
  2. " You must speak louder, Mr Fowles," said Mrs Partridge. - "Jonah", Louis Stone.
  3. Mrs Partridge was disappointed in Chook. - "Jonah", Louis Stone.