Definition of Turkey leg

1. Noun. The lower joint of the leg of a turkey.

Exact synonyms: Turkey Drumstick
Generic synonyms: Drumstick

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Turkey Leg

turkey buzzard
turkey cock
turkey drumstick
turkey frill
turkey frills
turkey gobbler neck
turkey ham
turkey leg (current term)
turkey meningoencephalitis virus
turkey oak
turkey red
turkey rhinotracheitis
turkey rhinotracheitis virus
turkey shoot
turkey slaps
turkey stew
turkey stuffing
turkey tones
turkey trot
turkey vulture
turkey vultures

Literary usage of Turkey leg

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

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 ..."

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