Partridge wood

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A variegated wood, much esteemed for cabinetwork. It is obtained from tropical America, and one source of it is said to be the leguminous tree Andira inermis. Called also pheasant wood.
A name sometimes given to the dark-colored and striated wood of some kind of palm, which is used for walking sticks and umbrella handles.

See also: Partridge, Partridge

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Couple Anne and Darren Carter sell their own game, including pheasant, partridge wood pigeon, duck and their own range of sausages.
But the show piece was a knife box made in partridge wood. Apparently this was a rarity since you don't see that particular wood too often.
Park at Black Partridge Woods Forest Preserve on Bluff Road, between Joliet and Lemont roads.