Example sentences for: partridge

How can you use “partridge” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The last example (Eric Partridge tells us) is a nickname for a chamberpot originating in India c. 1870, and is derived from the noise therein caused].

  • Indeed, Shakespeare would have been delighted by a Harrison rendition of many of the more than a thousand naughty passages that have so diligently been compiled by Eric Partridge in his Shakespeare's Bawdry . Partridge's are all instances of intentionally naughty entries.

  • From his commentary it is clear that Thirty-five, when compiling his glossary, had access to a number of books, including Partridge's Slang To-day and Yesterday and the 1945 edition of The Australian Language . His more expansive glosses focus primarily on lexicographical matters, including some etymological speculation.

  • Having no copy of Aelfric's Homilies available to me, I am unable to see exactly what this cleric and grammarian wrote c. 1000, but I will lay you dollars to doughnuts ( low colloq ., ca. 1920, Partridge) that the Grammarian is not the source of the misquote qua proverb, Money is the root of all evil.

  • A new album from the real-life band that inspired the Partridge Family!


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