What does the word turkey mean?

Usage examples for turkey

  1. She was a dream, all right- one of your princess- cut girls, with the kind of clothes on that would make a turkey- red check- book turn pale. – Shorty McCabe by Sewell Ford
  2. She knew that they meant her, and she tried to explain that she just had to promise, and that if they had been in her place they would have promised too; and of course they could do as they pleased about keeping her word, but she was going to keep it, anyway, and never, never, never eat another piece of turkey either at Thanksgiving or at Christmas. – Christmas Every Day and Other Stories by W. D. Howells
  3. Nan followed in a Turkey red calico wrapper, beloved of 'Vada's heart. – What Two Children Did by Charlotte E. Chittenden