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Why turkey has the same name as Turkey

Hocktide

/ˈhɒkˌtaɪd/
noun
1.
(Brit, history) a former festival celebrated on the second Monday and Tuesday after Easter
Word Origin
C15: from hock-, hoke- (of unknown origin) + tide1
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