- a marksmanship contest, usually at a festive gathering, in which rifles are fired at moving targets, originally live turkeys.
- something easily accomplished; piece of cake.
- an easy destruction of enemy troops, especially of flying aircraft.
Origin of turkey shoot
An Americanism dating back to 1835–45
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