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Why turkey has the same name as Turkey

chokey

/ˈtʃəʊkɪ/
noun
1.
(Brit) a slang word for prison
Word Origin
C17: from Anglo-Indian, from Hindi caukī a shed or lockup

choky

/ˈtʃəʊkɪ/
adjective chokier, chokiest
1.
involving, caused by, or causing choking
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