Definition of Partridges

1. Noun. (plural of partridge) ¹



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Definition of Partridges

1. partridge [n] - See also: partridge

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Partridges

partnerships
partocracies
partocracy
partocratic
partogram
partograms
parton
partonic
partons
partook
partridge
partridge pea
partridgeberries
partridgeberry
partridgelike
partridges (current term)
parts bin
parts catalog
parts catalogue
parts company
parts department
parts interpreter
parts interpreters
parts inventory
parts of human body
parts of speech
partscore
partscores
partsong

Literary usage of Partridges

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1. The Art and Practice of Hawking by Edward Blair Michell (1900)
"CHAPTER VIII GAME-HAWKING partridges, pheasants, and other game birds may be . J7 killed with several kinds of hawks. In ancient times it seems that the ..."

2. Fifty Years in a Maryland Kitchen by B. C. Howard, Jane Grant Gilmore Howard, James B. Herndon, Herndon/Vehling Collection (1881)
"partridges and •woodcock should not be roasted more than fifteen or ... Fry fine bread-crumbs in half a pound of butter, and put over roast partridges. ..."

3. Laws and Ordinances of New Netherland, 1638-1674 by New York (State)., Edmund Bailey O'Callaghan (1868)
"ORDINANCE Of the Director and Council of New Netherland against firing at partridges or other Game within the limits of New Amsterdam Patted 9 October, ..."

4. The Justice of the Peace, and Parish Officer by Richard Burn (1820)
"Conviction of an innkeeper, for having two partridges in hie custody and selling ... (a) the he stated accord- same partridges, contrary to the form of the ..."

5. Modern Domestic Cookery, and Useful Receipt Book: Adapted for Families in by William Augustus Henderson, David Hughson (1828)
"partridges a-la-Braise. TAKE two brace of partridges, and truss the legs into ... Put in the partridges with the breasts downwards, lay some thin slices of ..."

6. Ochtertyre House Booke of Accomps, 1737-1739 by William Murray, James Colville (1907)
"Mutton rost joints . . .2 partridges rost . . . .4 Piges rost . . . .1 Beans and bacon ... peices . . .1 Mutton rost joints . . .1 partridges rost. . . .2 ..."

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