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Game bird (9)

Ross

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'game bird' is the definition.
(type of game bird)

This is the entire clue.

(Other definitions for partridge that I've seen before include "Game bird (in a pear tree?)" , "early Christmas present" , "Widespread bird" , "Animal" , "Peculiarly apt girder for the game bird" .)

I've seen this clue in The Times and the Sydney Morning Herald.
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