Partridge in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Partridge

(ornithology) Any bird of a number of genera in the family Phasianidae, notably in the genera Perdix and Alectoris. | (obsolete, military) A type cannon charge composed of several missiles fired all together, similar to langrage or case-shot. Also a large cannon that shoots stones.

Short Example Sentences for Partridge

  • 1. Mrs Partridge had made a special effort. 🔊
  • 2. Mrs Partridge sorted out ten shillings from the heap. 🔊
  • 3. Mrs Partridge started to smile, and then stopped. 🔊
  • 4. Mrs Partridge set the table for tea with nervous haste. 🔊
  • 5. Mrs Partridge was disappointed in Chook. 🔊
  • 6. The Partridge Hunter began to smile. 🔊
  • 7. Chook thought Mrs Partridge was an agreeable woman. 🔊
  • 8. The Partridge Hunter put back his head and roared. 🔊
  • 9. The Partridge Hunter drew a long, heavy breath. 🔊
  • 10. It was the partridge chick that had squatted upon it that moved. 🔊
  • 11. Tomorrow is September the first when partridge shooting commences. 🔊
  • 12. He found Partridge in his arm-chair, scowling at him over the newspaper. 🔊
  • 13. Mrs Partridge stared at the heap of silver, and changed the subject. 🔊
  • 14. It smote the Partridge Hunter somewhere between a cramp and a sob. 🔊
  • 15. The Partridge Hunter smiled a little, but not very generously. 🔊
  • 16. The Partridge Hunter's face flushed suddenly. 🔊
  • 17. The Partridge Hunter's mouth began to twist. 🔊
  • 18. Chook took out his cigarettes, and asked if Mr Partridge objected to smoke. 🔊

How to use Partridge in Sentences?

  • 1. Out in the forest depths somewhere a belated partridge drummed out his excuses. 🔊
  • 2. The sun dapples with yellow the partridge haunts where once drooped films of maidenhair fern. 🔊
  • 3. Both grouse and partridge go in coveys, and pheasants are found in the company of their own kind. 🔊
  • 4. The partridge had been excellent, the wine delicious, the tobacco irreproachable. 🔊
  • 5. Mrs Partridge saw the look in his eyes, and wished she were twenty years younger. 🔊
  • 6. As I watched, up got the old hen partridge and one of her young ones and flew towards me. 🔊
  • 7. Against this imputation, Dr. Partridge hath vindicated himself in his almanack for that year. 🔊
  • 8. The Partridge Hunter began instantly to beat muffled time with his soft felt slippers. 🔊
  • 9. This made Mrs Partridge careful, and she served the next customers in an amazing silence. 🔊
  • 10. When Chook asked Mrs Partridge to mind the shop for the day, she jumped at the idea. 🔊
  • 11. After tea, Pinkey set to work and washed up the dishes, while Mrs Partridge entertained the guest. 🔊
  • 12. The drumming of a partridge in his solitary transport sounds where reddened dogwood glorifies a clump of firs. 🔊
  • 13. The call of the partridge is less deceptive than any other game bird, and the movements of a covey are easily watched. 🔊
  • 14. We always considered partridge good game, and sometimes were watching a dozen coveys at the same time. 🔊
  • 15. Mrs Partridge broke the silence by describing his character to the visitor as if he were a naughty child. 🔊
  • 16. In the centre of each of the enclosures a bit of fresh partridge was placed for bait, to reach which the animal would have to pass over the trap. 🔊
  • 17. Neither the last load of ruddy corn, nor the actual netting of the partridge gladden his heart as do the first signs of the dying year. 🔊