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n. - A popular North American game bird; Small Old World gallinaceous game birds;

Usage examples (35)
  • The red-legged, or Guernsey, partridge is very superior for the table to the common kind.
  • PAUL KARCZMARCYK, RUFFED GROUSE SOCIETY, NEW ENGLAND: The name partridge actually comes from a European species.
  • There is likewise a small-sized partridge, which is improperly called the quail.
  • Newfoundland, is called partridge-berry, and another brown berry, unknown to us. for more
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