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.

    A Peep into Toorkisthhan Rollo Gillespie Burslem

  • 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.

    A Peep into Toorkisthhan Rollo Gillespie Burslem

  • 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.

    The Story of the Guides G. J. Younghusband


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