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 Part’let.Partridge’s Day (St.), 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Partridge.
 
The attendant of Jones, half - barber and half - schoolmaster; shrewd, but simple as a child. His simplicity, and his strong excitement at the play-house, when he went to see Garrick in Hamlet, are admirably portrayed. (Fielding: Tom Jones.)   1
 


 Part’let.Partridge’s Day (St.), 

 
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