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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A male turkey.
  • n. A strutting, conceited person.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a male turkey.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The bird now called turkey (including the female); properly, the male of the turkey, called the gobbler; hence, a person of great personal vanity and foolish pride: so called in allusion to the strutting of the bird.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. male turkey

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