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Turkey

A losing investment.

Turkey

Informal; a bad investment.

turkey

An investment that has performed poorly.
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As the number of domesticated turkeys multiplied to suit the American diet, their wild relatives suffered a different fate.
Repeating Arms, a growing number of hunters purchase shotguns specifically for turkeys.
Bagging 10 to 20 wild turkeys with a single shot is getting to be old hat for Curtis Taylor.
But they also spent as much as $348 million on what in Washington would be called "pork" and what in Tallahassee are known as "turkeys" Among the hundreds of turkeys stuffed in this year's budget: $100,000 to promote the farming of cannonball jellyfish, another $100,000 to buy a trailer to haul catfish for private producers, and $300,000 to wire the outer courts at the Lipton Tennis Center in Key Biscayne to improve television coverage of the pro-tennis tournament held there ever year.
With turkeys becoming more visible every year, the number of hunters buying turkey hunting permits is skyrocketing.
May 5 2010 - Bernard Matthews Holdings has announced that it has acquired Lincs Turkeys.
Last year, 46 million turkeys were sold for Thanksgiving dinners, and the Turkey Federation (Web site, eatturkey.
Only 40 percent of those under 40 stuff their turkeys, while 48 percent of over-40 respondents fill their birds with dressing before roasting.
Among the many turkey choices available are standard fresh turkeys and natural 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).
Boston-Area Notables to Help Unload the First of the 35,000 Turkeys the Food Bank Will Distribute This ThanksgivingCothe Most Ever
But when the Department of Fish and Game and National Wild Turkey Federation began transplanting Merriam's turkeys into the state 44 years ago, little did either organization realize the success the birds would have.
Since we offer a turkey dinner on our regular menu, our skilled staff gets year round practice roasting turkeys so they're moist and juicy and making mashed potatoes - lump free