Turkeys say, "gobble". We also "gobble" down a lot of turkey on Thanksgiving. This is just a bit of idle musing, but are the two meanings of this word somehow related via the American & Canadian holidays?
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Etymonline has this:
The Free Dictionary agrees. So it appears that these are actually two unrelated words that just happen to be spelled identically (much like cleave).
The O.E.D. lists "gobble" as a noun meaning mouth, and "gobbling" as gorging, the latter dating from 1630. Still, I would not be surprised if the verb form meaning the sound a turkey makes is at least in some sense onomatopoeic. Where the two senses may be related is likely to be a confusion of the two.