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.
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How to use turkey shoot in a sentence
He likens the standoff to what he calls the “turkey-shoot phenomenon.”
Slave boys, in contrast, must have found themselves on the wrong end of a turkey shoot.
The Hayfield Inn, a little hostelrie on the Northern "pike," is the scene of many a turkey-shoot.
A day of great sport at the tavern was when there was a turkey-shoot; these often took place on Thanksgiving Day.Stage-coach and Tavern Days | Alice Morse Earle
On the 17th; and I was holding the turkey shoot at the same358 time.
I don't know, because the only reason we was having them sign in was to sign them cards to invite them to the next turkey shoot.
I was over on the opposite end shooting at a target for the turkey shoot and I didn't pay any attention to that.