Definition of partridge :
1. Any one of numerous species of small gallinaceous birds of the genus Perdix and several related genera of the family Perdicidae, of the Old World. The partridge is noted as a game bird.
2. Any one of several species of quail- like birds belonging to Colinus, and allied genera.
3. The ruffed grouse ( Bonasa umbellus).
brown (part of speech: adjective)
burnt almond, walnut, acorn, brown, tawny, coconut, drab, chestnut, nut brown, cinnamon, sepia, brunette, coffee, cafe au lait, auburn, dun, copper, hazel, khaki, tan, fawn, chocolate, toast, biscuit, cocoa, umber
bird (part of speech: noun)
goose, road runner, snipe, crested jay, stork, peregrine, yellowbird, penguin, bluebill, crane, barn owl, condor, turkey, lark, sandpiper, blackbird, peacock, egret, swallow, crow, ibis, duck, bird, mallard, heron, nuthatch, tern, parakeet, grouse, swift, robin, owl, vulture, loon, hummingbird, parrot, wren, thrush, bittern, pheasant, mourning dove, harrier, dove, horned owl, kingfisher, canary, sea gull, woodpecker, gull, pelican, mockingbird, osprey, tit, cormorant, eagle, cuckoo, weaver, ostrich, grosbeak, cockatoo, jackdaw, cardinal, dodo, chickadee, goldfinch, sheldrake, oriole, plover, coot, teal, raven, falcon, hawk, grackle, nightingale, redwing, booby, waxwing, squab, rook, Canada goose, blue jay, myna, starling, bluebird, ringtail, lovebird, swan, puffin, curlew, bald eagle, macaw, emu, cassowary, quetzal, turtledove, flamingo, magpie, pigeon, sparrow, finch, jay, buzzard, bullfinch, spoonbill, songbird, albatross, redbird
- My subtile savour gets In partridge wings its daintiest allies. - "Facts About Champagne and Other Sparkling Wines", Henry Vizetelly.
- Instinctively I put my hand to my head to reassure myself that I was not wearing a rakish little soft felt hat with a partridge- feather, and I reflected with some complacency that my rimless pince- nez did not give me the owlish appearance produced by Anastasius Dose's great round, iron- rimmed goggles. - "The Morals of Marcus Ordeyne", William J. Locke.
- Partridge saw how, and how seriously, Roebuck had blundered. - "The Plum Tree", David Graham Phillips.