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turkey shoot

noun
1.
a marksmanship contest, usually at a festive gathering, in which rifles are fired at moving targets, originally live turkeys.
2.
  1. something easily accomplished; piece of cake.
  2. an easy destruction of enemy troops, especially of flying aircraft.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45, Americanism
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Contemporary definitions for turkey shoot
noun

a situation in which the aggressor has an unfair advantage

noun

the shooting of turkeys as a marksmanship contest

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