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turkey
 n.— «While generally pleased with the budget, Bush acknowledged that it does contain several special projects known in legislative parlance as “turkeys.”» —“Late-night flurry of bills breaks Florida House logjam” by Linda Kleindienst, Mark Hollis Sun-Sentinel (Florida) May 1, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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