What does the word partridge mean?

Usage examples for 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 by Catherine Parr Traill
  2. " You must speak louder, Mr Fowles," said Mrs Partridge. – Jonah by Louis Stone
  3. Mrs Partridge was disappointed in Chook. – Jonah by Louis Stone