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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 of turkey shoot
1835-1845
1835-45, Americanism
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noun

the shooting of turkeys as a marksmanship contest

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turk

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young turk

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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