from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The red-legged partridge of the Western Himalaya, Northern Punjab, and Afghanistan.
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We also observed, that day, several coveys of chikore.
There were plenty of chikore, however, and as I had succeeded in shooting two or three in the morning we were not entirely without food; and having pitched our tent, we retired to rest in the hope that the next day we should come upon some fort where we might recruit.
On the mountain range which lies close to Mardan markhor are to be found, and some good heads have been shot; while in the lower slopes good bags of chikore, black and grey partridge, and rock-pigeons may be obtained.