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Noun
/ˈtərkē/,
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turkeys, plural;
  1. A large mainly domesticated game bird native to North America, having a bald head and (in the male) red wattles. It is prized as food, esp. on festive occasions such as Thanksgiving and Christmas

  2. The flesh of the turkey as food

  3. Something that is extremely or completely unsuccessful, esp. a play or movie

  4. A stupid or inept person


  1. large gallinaceous bird with fan-shaped tail; widely domesticated for food
  2. a Eurasian republic in Asia Minor and the Balkans; on the collapse of the Ottoman Empire in 1918, the Young Turks, led by Kemal Ataturk, established a republic in 1923
  3. joker: a person who does something thoughtless or annoying; "some joker is blocking the driveway"
  4. flesh of large domesticated fowl usually roasted
  5. an event that fails badly or is totally ineffectual; "the first experiment was a real turkey"; "the meeting was a dud as far as new business was concerned"
  6. Turkey (Türkiye), known officially as the Republic of Turkey , is a Eurasian country that stretches across the Anatolian peninsula in western Asia and Thrace (Rumelia) in the Balkan region of southeastern Europe. Turkey is one of the six independent Turkic states. ...
  7. A turkey is either of two or three living species of large birds in the genus Meleagris. One species, Meleagris gallopavo, commonly known as the Wild Turkey, is native to the forests of North America. ...
  8. A strike is a term used in bowling to indicate that all of the pins have been knocked down with the first ball of a frame. On scoresheets, a strike is symbolized by an X.
  9. Turkish wine is wine made in the transcontinental Eurasian country of Turkey. The Caucasus region, where the countries of Georgia, Armenia and Turkey are located today, played a pivotal role in the early history of wine and is likely have been one of the earliest wine-producing regions of the ...
  10. "The Turkey" is an early short story by the American author Flannery O'Connor. It is one of the six stories included in O'Connor's 1947 master's thesis The Geranium: A Collection of Short Stories and was published in Mademoiselle in 1948 as "The Capture. ...
  11. Country at the intersection of Europe and Asia on the Mediterranean. Official name: Republic of Turkey
  12. Either of two species of bird in the genus Meleagris with fan-shaped tails and wattled necks; A failure; A foolish or inept person; The act of throwing three strikes in a row
  13. (TURKEYS) Under 12 weeks of age: for each 1000 birds, use 10 fluid ounces (300 ml) of Wazine-34 in 20 U.S. gallons (76 liters) of drinking water.
  14. (Turkeys) Poults are sexually immature male or female turkeys. Toms (males) are marketed at around 23-25 weeks of age and weigh from 25-30 lbs. at that time. Hens are marketed at 18 weeks of age and weigh from 14- 16 lbs. Feed ratios are usually 3.1 to 3.5 lbs. of feed per l lb. of live turkey. ...
  15. To dream of seeing turkeys, signifies abundant gain in business, and favorable crops to the farmer. To see them dressed for the market, denotes improvement in your affairs. To see them sick, or dead, foretells that stringent circumstances will cause your pride to suffer. ...
  16. Every show with which you were not directly involved
  17. a bird like a large chicken, traditionally eaten at Christmas
  18. Nickname for the F-14 Tomcat (when landing, the movement of its control surfaces makes it look like a turkey).
  19. Three strikes in a row.
  20. The only mostly Muslim nation in NATO. Former seat of the Ottoman Empire. Will let U.S. forces launch attacks on Afghanistan from Incirlik Air Force Base. One of 60 nations believed to have al Qaeda cells active.
  21. An American game bird from the pheasant family that has been domesticated. Self-basting turkeys have been injected with butter or vegetable oil. "Roaster-fryers" (6 - 8 lb. birds), are becoming more popular for everyday fare.
  22. A losing investment.
  23. Three consecutive strikes.
  24. slang for a Cylon Heavy Raider (TRS: "Maelstrom")
  25. Anyone who believes that this is a bridge term