TURKEY in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of TURKEY
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turkey
 n.  large bird with fan-shaped tail; widely domesticated for food
Classic Sentence:
1  Now Jonas shook with a fury equal to Scarlett's and his sallow face was as red as an angry turkey gobbler's.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
2  Gumboes and shrimp Creole, doves in wine and oysters in crumbly patties full of creamy sauce, mushrooms and sweetbreads and turkey livers, fish baked cunningly in oiled paper and limes.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVIII
3  Scarlett, who had been rocking and fanning herself with a turkey tail fan, stopped abruptly.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LVII
4  The dead man was frozen through, 'just as stiff as a dressed turkey you hang out to freeze,' Jake said.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: XIV
5  He was always trying to ride the colts before they were broken, teasing the turkey gobbler, seeing just how much red the bull would stand for, or how sharp the new axe was.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 5. Cuzak's Boys: I
6  Stephen looked at the plump turkey which had lain, trussed and skewered, on the kitchen table.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 1
7  He heaped up the food on Stephen's plate and served uncle Charles and Mr Casey to large pieces of turkey and splashes of sauce.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 1
8  The fat turkey was a sight to behold, when Hannah sent him up, stuffed, browned, and decorated.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-TWO
9  Finally, just as mention was being made of a turkey cock, Chichikov fell asleep.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER III
10  On buffet tables, garnished with glistening hors-d'oeuvre, spiced baked hams crowded against salads of harlequin designs and pastry pigs and turkeys bewitched to a dark gold.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 3
11  And Kitty, with her careful housekeeping, had no little trouble to get all the chickens, turkeys, and geese, of which so many were needed to satisfy the summer appetites of the visitors and children.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 6: Chapter 1
12  Their geese and turkeys I usually ate at a mouthful, and I confess they far exceed ours.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER VI.
13  Chimney swallows were darting swiftly across the yard, and chickens, ducks and turkeys were waddling and strutting and straggling in from the fields.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
Example Sentence:
1  It's traditional in America to eat turkey on Thanksgiving Day.
2  His last film was a complete turkey.
3  The quickest way to get her off the drug was to let her go cold turkey.
4  Pam was in the middle of basting the turkey.
5  Remove the turkey from the pan and drain off the excess fat.
6  I will be home for Thanksgiving, so save a little turkey for me.
7  Stuff the turkey, then put it into a pre-heated oven.
8  Millions of turkeys are raised in inhumane, industrial settings.
9  We raise turkeys mainly for the Christmas market.