Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A rifle-shooting match in which a live turkey is the target and the prize: sometimes only the head of the fowl is exposed to the shooter.
- n. Alternative form of turkey shoot.
“This is probing the enemy sort of stuff, and McCain has so many weaknesses and tells already exposed, that this is going to be a turkey-shoot.”
“Should they stay to a turkey-shoot, they would see in it the Occidental analogue of their own public matches -- more picturesque, if not quite so prim and scientific.”
“The Hayfield Inn, a little hostelrie on the Northern "pike," is the scene of many a turkey-shoot.”
“The second turkey-shoot was held at the forty-yard range.”
“In the next block a "turkey-shoot" is in progress.”
“Halliday, I could see; two this time -- one charging Bud with all the crimes in the decalogue, and the other, under the lead of the prosecutor, launching forth into an account of a turkey-shoot in which”
“I guess they have yet to do so for any of "best arguments", however defined, over at CA, thereby giving McIntyre the turkey-shoot slapping around he clearly deserves, in your eyes, because I haven't seen them and surely you would have just pointed to them.”
“You must not have taken the time to view "Collateral Murder," the Army gun-barrel video showing American troops killing Iraqi civilians in a turkey-shoot on July 12, 2007 during the "surge" in Baghdad.”
“It's so powerful that driving the Mako means that you are essentially in store for a turkey-shoot until the game forces you to get out and walk.”
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