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Turkey

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A turkey

A turkey.

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Definition:

Three strikes in a row. In the late 1800s and early 1900s, bowling proprietors used to present live turkeys to bowlers who threw three consecutive strikes around Thanksgiving or Christmas time.

Also Known As: Gobbler, X gets the square, three-bagger.
Examples:
That's another turkey for Paul.
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