Turkey vs Xeriff - What's the difference?

turkey | xeriff |


As a proper noun turkey

is country at the intersection of europe and asia on the mediterranean official name: republic of turkey.

As a noun xeriff is

(obsolete) a gold coin once current in egypt and turkey.

turkey

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • Either of two species of bird in the genus Meleagris with fan-shaped tails and wattled necks.
  • (UK) The guinea fowl (Numida meleagris ).
  • (colloquial) A failure.
  • That film was a turkey .
  • (slang, usually, mildly, derogatory) A foolish or inept person.
  • The turkey cut in front of me and then berated me for running into him.
  • (bowling) An act of throwing three strikes in a row.
  • Synonyms

    * (bird) Meleagris gallopavo'', ''Meleagris ocellata * (failure) flop * (stupid person) fool, idiot, (US) jerk, (UK) plonker, (UK) prat

    Derived terms

    * Australian turkey * brush turkey * bush turkey * cold turkey * go full turkey * scrub turkey * talk turkey * turkey buzzard * turkeyling * turkey nest * turkey shoot * turkey trot * turkeys voting for Christmas * turkey vulture * water turkey

    See also

    * Anhinga * (Australian bustard) * (helmeted guineafowl)

    xeriff

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) A gold coin once current in Egypt and Turkey.
  • References

    * Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913).