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Turkey

A losing investment.

Turkey

Informal; a bad investment.

turkey

An investment that has performed poorly.
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Grant, smiling--"the turkey, and I assure you a very fine one; for, my dear," turning to her husband, "cook insists upon the turkey's being dressed to-morrow.
A turkey, or a goose, or a leg of mutton, or whatever you and your cook chuse to give us.
At that time polygamy was still practised in Turkey.
In Turkey he had got into a harem; in India he had hunted on an elephant, and now in Russia he wished to taste all the specially Russian forms of pleasure.
A residence in Turkey was abhorrent to her; her religion and her feelings were alike averse to it.
About 150 yards in Vic begins wide circles in a kind of walking point to show me all the bird scratching and to ensure all the turkeys have left the area.
Christmas categories are split to differentiate the range of turkeys available to consumers to suit all budgets and tastes.
It is a rare treat for turkeys to reach 30,000 feet, and we look forward to getting them to Los Angeles and landing safely and on-time.
Female turkeys are called hens, male turkeys are toms and baby turkeys are poults.
Among the many turkey choices available are standard fresh turkeys and natural or organic ones without additives (both of which can be brined), self-basting and kosher (both of which should not be brined due to the salt used in processing) or frozen, either self-basting or not.
THE DAY BEFORE THANKSGIVING IN 2005, Aricka Westbrooks, 35, CEO of Jive Turkey, was sleeping on a wooden stool, leaning against the wall of her 1,500-square-foot store in Brooklyn, New York She and her staff were exhausted from frying turkeys 24 hours a day for four days straight.
Since January 2005, H3N2 influenza viruses have been isolated from pigs and turkeys throughout Canada and from a swine farmer and pigs on the same farm in Ontario.