gobbler


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gob·bler

 (gŏb′lər)
n.
A male turkey.

gobbler

(ˈɡɒblə)
n
(Zoology) informal a male turkey

gob•bler1

(ˈgɒb lər)

n.
a male turkey.
[1730–40]

gob•bler2

(ˈgɒb lər)

n.
one who consumes voraciously.
[1745–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gobbler - a hasty eater who swallows large mouthfuls
eater, feeder - someone who consumes food for nourishment
2.gobbler - male turkeygobbler - male turkey        
Meleagris gallopavo, turkey - large gallinaceous bird with fan-shaped tail; widely domesticated for food
Translations

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References in classic literature ?
One day, about a week before one of these feasts, he met the Supreme Gobbler, who said:
The Supreme Gobbler eyed him for a moment in silence; then he said:
With this significant remark the Supreme Gobbler left him, and thenceforward the Pious Person dreamed of himself as white meat and dark until rudely awakened by decapitation.
Well done, a gobbler,” be cried, jumping up and affecting to embrace his bird; “I tell ‘em to poss-up, and you see ‘em dodge.
come and behold the prospect of skirting Ishmael; come and look nature boldly in the face, and not go sneaking any longer, among the prairie grass and mullein tops, like a gobbler nibbling for grasshoppers.
He was always trying to ride the colts before they were broken, teasing the turkey gobbler, seeing just how much red the bull would stand for, or how sharp the new axe was.
We had arrived in Kingman, Kansas, that May afternoon for the two-day spring gobbler hunt, and our group of outdoor writers was enjoying our first dinner together as we got acquainted and anticipated an exciting morning ahead.
Tanner is hoping to end a 3-year quest for his first Osceola gobbler and you can cut the tension in the air with a knife.
After perking their heads up in unison, they literally turn tail and hustle off, chased out of our set by a dominant gobbler charging out of the brush.
A black hood (or facepaint) prevents a gobbler from spotting your shiny face, and dark gloves are crucial, especially on your bow hand, because it will be close to the blind opening when you're at full draw.
Bo called Eileen's birds into less than 30 yards (40 is considered sure range) and when she pulled the trigger each gobbler bounced onto its back so hard the wings didn't even flap, a sure indication a wild turkey isn't going anywhere except Thanksgiving dinner.
Only a genuine snot gobbler, of whom there appeared to be none in the audience, would fail to be amused.