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deadeye

[′ded‚ī]
(naval architecture)
A flat, rounded wooden block usually pierced with three holes to receive the lanyard; used to fasten shrouds and stays.
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While she offers Dosier a brief reprieve from his tormented and sadistic persona, Deadeye, she cannot rid him of it.
As the first flocks of the day proved, a bevy of roaring shotguns and deadeye shooters down the row of blinds left few stragglers in range for those of us on the far end of the line.
Captain Corcoran and Dick Deadeye team up for the song Kind Captain, I've important information, while other songs include We Sail The Ocean Blue, I'm Called Little Buttercup, He is an Englishman and Oh Joy, Oh Rapture Unforeseen.
The most powerful statement about the danger of guns, however, comes from Deadeye Dick, in which a boy, playing with his father's gun collection, inadvertently kills his pregnant neighbor.
In Deadeye Dick, for instance, Vonnegut (1982/2006) concluded his hilarious novel with an ominous statement: "The Dark Ages--they haven't ended yet" (271).
It received the finish from Fernando Torres such deadeye distribution deserved.
Sheriff Deadeye was anything but, while his constantly slipping holster gave him a sissy-pants walk.
Little Buttercup, Ralph Rackstraw, Dick Deadeye and the "ruler of the Queen's Navy," all onstage in this satiric operetta.
Paterson had another deadeye penalty strike but Hodgson did the same at the other end before Paterson quickly added No.
Between declining public trust in old "dead tree" media, dips in circulation and advertising revenues, competition from new digital media, not to mention relentless pressure from those fact-checking whippersnappers hurling deadeye darts from the blogosphere, newspapers are in a bit of a slump.
But as Bill Rigney stepped into the batter's box to resume play, the fusillade began anew; one deadeye splattered home plate umpire Al Barlick's leg with a tomato, while two other fans took aim at Ballanfant with a bottle and a piece of fruit.
The two scores also differ as to whether it is Dick Deadeye (Broude, pt.