Definitions

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  • noun A male turkey.

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Examples

  • This error then was compounded by confusion of the African bird known variously, depending on sex, as the turkey-cock or turkey-hen with the New World turkey, which was domesticated in Mexico prior to the Spanish invasion in 1518, and which is ancestral to the one we eat.

    Hugh Rawson: Fowl Talk for the Holidays

  • This error then was compounded by confusion of the African bird known variously, depending on sex, as the turkey-cock or turkey-hen with the New World turkey, which was domesticated in Mexico prior to the Spanish invasion in 1518, and which is ancestral to the one we eat.

    Hugh Rawson: Fowl Talk for the Holidays

  • This error then was compounded by confusion of the African bird known variously, depending on sex, as the turkey-cock or turkey-hen with the New World turkey, which was domesticated in Mexico prior to the Spanish invasion in 1518, and which is ancestral to the one we eat.

    Hugh Rawson: Fowl Talk for the Holidays

  • Con O'Neill plays Herod with a turkey-cock swagger.

    The Comedy of Errors; Salome; Lift: Life Streaming

  • This error then was compounded by confusion of the African bird known variously, depending on sex, as the turkey-cock or turkey-hen with the New World turkey, which was domesticated in Mexico prior to the Spanish invasion in 1518, and which is ancestral to the one we eat.

    Hugh Rawson: Fowl Talk for the Holidays

  • This error then was compounded by confusion of the African bird known variously, depending on sex, as the turkey-cock or turkey-hen with the New World turkey, which was domesticated in Mexico prior to the Spanish invasion in 1518, and which is ancestral to the one we eat.

    Hugh Rawson: Fowl Talk for the Holidays

  • This error then was compounded by confusion of the African bird known variously, depending on sex, as the turkey-cock or turkey-hen with the New World turkey, which was domesticated in Mexico prior to the Spanish invasion in 1518, and which is ancestral to the one we eat.

    Hugh Rawson: Fowl Talk for the Holidays

  • So in they came, the Doctor smirking, gallanting, and performing all the bustling parade of settled and arranged courtship, with much of that grace wherewith a turkey-cock goes through the same ceremony.

    Saint Ronan's Well

  • Parsons, looking, between his confused habiliments and his fiery visage (as Yeo told him to his face), “the very moral of a half-plucked turkey-cock.”

    Westward Ho!

  • There was neither Arlequin nor turkey-cock; but the thing appeared too serious; besides, certain people were very glad to mortify Rameau, who possessed great talents.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

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