Part of speech: noun

A large American bird related to the pheasants.

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Usage examples "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", 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", W. D. Howells.
  3. Nan followed in a Turkey red calico wrapper, beloved of 'Vada's heart. - "What Two Children Did", Charlotte E. Chittenden.