The pheasant calls for Pommard, while songbirds and hare lend themselves to aged Bordeaux or a light Gevrey.
One day in Pennsylvania, he slaughtered 70 pheasant in a fine display of feathery carnage.
Someone should perhaps tell him that pheasant no longer gets you very far.
It is the first time Charles has been pictured with a gun on a pheasant shoot since December 2008.
Hemingway is shown on p. 89, pensive with rifle at a pheasant shoot in Idaho.
And so am I,” said pheasant; “and yet, certainly, it is not what I mean or intend to do.
This is an excellent way of cooking an old partridge or pheasant.
A moment's reflection convinced Felix that the Bushman had been in chase of a pheasant.
I would at any time prefer a slice off the fillet of a buffalo to any pheasant.
Every precaution is taken, but still there will be many a slip between this pheasant cup and Charlies lip, I am afraid.
late 13c. (mid-12c. as a surname), from Anglo-French fesaunt, Old French faisan (13c.) "pheasant," from Latin phasianus, from Greek phasianos "a pheasant," literally "Phasian bird," from Phasis, river flowing into the Black Sea in Colchis, where the birds were said to have been numerous. The ph- was restored in English late 14c. (see ph). The excrescent -t is due to confusion with -ant suffix of nouns formed from present participle of verbs in first Latin conjugation (peasant, tyrant, etc.).