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ringer

1. a quoit thrown so as to encircle a peg
2. such a throw
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POSER: Deirdre with her specs; POSING: Davids is a dead ringer
CORNERING THE MARKET: Sir Elton is a dead ringer for Granville
The talented actor Brian Dennehy is hardly a dead ringer for Knight, but he likewise doesn't seem to capture anything of the guy.
There was also a notable performance from Aussie Pop Idol Guy Sebastian a dead ringer for Gareth Gates and Lenny Kravitz.
But his cries of `Pick me, Nigel' aren't cutting any mustard with dead ringer Nigel Lythgoe.
It's a dead ringer for the PC game Virtual Pool, with lots of detail, realistic physics and knockout game play.
Posh Spice was spotted out and about with her five-week-old baby boy and he's a dead ringer for big brother Brooklyn, below.
Well, there's the everlasting fame and glory that comes with being a dead ringer for the star of that cinematic achievement, ``Barb Wire.
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Aberdeen fishmonger Ken Watmough is a dead ringer for the founder of the KFC chain but the 66-year-old says that he'll stick with fish suppers for the time being.
It casts Wood Harris as Hendrix; he may not be a dead ringer for the guitarist, but he gets the easygoing strut and dazed demeanor of a rock superstar down cold, and he's appropriately electric in the concert sequences.
HE'S a dead Ringer - another Ringer playing for Wales exactly 16 years to the day since dad Paul was sent off at Twickenham.