American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A wild variety of turkey, especially one from which the common domesticated North American turkey is developed.
- n. A large gamebird, Meleagris gallopavo, from the United States and Canada
- n. Any of various similar birds.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. (Zoöl.) See 2d Turkey.
“Morgan’s riflemen, many of them perched in trees, communicated with one another by wild turkey calls and aimed at the “kingbirds” as they called the British officers while the Continentals swept the clearing with volleys of fire.”
“Ruby had taken the relic piece — more relative to the harquebus than to the current fashion in rifles — and hunted wild turkey and deer through the winter, jerking the venison by the fire like an Indian.”
“There I was, lying flat on my belly, buried deep in t’snow, waitin fer a wild turkey t’poke up his head so we’d have a tasty Christmas meal.”
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