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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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Needless to say, Dead-Eye bought a trained Lab before the next season and thereafter wouldn't go hunting without his dog.
His trademark is dead-eye driving (18th on the US Tour for accuracy off the tee) and Quail Hollow is a track where it is essential to hit it straight.
The conversion was from the widest possible angle, but dead-eye Hodgkinson found the target to ensure a share of the points.
Yes we know the West Ham striker could do with a bit more pace, but he is one of the best footballers we've seen for a many a year - sublime first touch, great vision, two-footed, powerful shot, dead-eye finisher - and he certainly won't have been out of place among the England glitterati.
Worcester's Sateki Tuipulotu was also in fine kicking form for the tourists, but he was outshone by dead-eye Ross.
Any prospect of an Edinburgh fightback was snuffed out with a Paul O'Connell try, goaled by dead-eye O'Gara.
And he hopes his dead-eye skills will help Gingembre rediscover the form that saw him finish a close second to King's Road in the Hennessy Gold Cup at Newbury two months ago.
And it was no surprise when flanker Neil Sneddon jinked through from close in to give dead-eye Barrett another two points.
Dead-eye Stephen Baxter - the Smirnoff Premiership's top scorer - struck for the 20th time this season to save Crusaders' bacon as they maintained their championship challenge.
The semi-final often resembled a Monty Python sketch but the difference between the sides was Montgomery's dead-eye kicking, with his opposite number Gareth Cull missing three penalties.
Monty loves this tight track where his dead-eye driving is
Dead-eye De Beer is now taking aim at the Wallabies after booting a world-record five drop goals to beat England in Paris last Sunday.