Definition of Turkey leg
1. Noun. The lower joint of the leg of a turkey.
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Literary usage of Turkey leg
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1. Our Wild Indians: Thirty-three Years Personal Experience Among the Red Men by Richard Irving Dodge (1882)
"... "Received" — "Fixed up" for White Company' — Ludicrous Combinations — Remarkable Appearance of turkey leg in Council — The Green Veil and Stove-Pipe Hat ..."
2. The Fighting Cheyennes by George Bird Grinnell (2004)
"In the early days of August a camp of Cheyenne Indians under turkey leg,1 came to the Union Pacific Railroad, near Plum Creek, and by interfering with the ..."
3. The Battle of the Wilderness by Morris Schaff (1910)
"The major had a part of the deviled turkey-leg and a happy evening with the general. It was this same grim, kind-hearted old Ewell who reported that ..."
4. Personal Memoirs of P. H. Sheridan, General, United States Army by Philip Henry Sheridan (1888)
"They had trapped, hunted, and lived with his band, a,nd from this intimacy they felt confident of being able to get " turkey leg " to quiet his people, ..."
5. History of the Border Wars of Two Centuries: Embracing a Narrative of the by Charles Richard Tuttle (1876)
"They were ordered out of turkey leg camp, and were followed by a party of seven Indians, professing friendship; and while conversing with them were both ..."