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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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Frightened, Dosier realizes he can no longer function with Deadeye's temper: "That swift rush of anger; that jumping up at the first word given [...] the swarthiness, the swagger, the brag.
Sheriff Deadeye was anything but, while his constantly slipping holster gave him a sissy-pants walk.
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 company also developed the similarly guided Deadeye five-inch projectile for the US Navy, manufacturing 200 rounds that passed technical and operational evaluation trials before the programme was cancelled due to funding cuts.
The trio of hunky warrior Aragorn (Viggo Mortensen), the fierce dwarf Gimli (John Rhys-Davies) and deadeye elf archer Legolas (Orlando Bloom) are sidetracked into a battle to save Rohan, ruled by King Theoden (Bernard Hill).
Deliberate Force would be conducted simultaneously with Operation Deadeye, a NATO attack plan designed to disrupt the integrated air defense system (LADS) that the Serbs had created in Bosnia, thus reducing the risk to NATO aircraft involved in these missions.
What impressed me was how he depicted the future with bold certainty and as it turned out, with deadeye accuracy.
There was Deadeye Olga and even Nellie the Pig, whose sweetheart learned the hard way that, in the city of dreams, gold was by no means the most valuable commodity.
For more than 30 years the Deadeye, Bullpup, Hellfire and other non-nuclear, high-tech weapons had been rolling off the company's assembly lines.
To the surprise of no one, deadeye Gene Glazik of North Aurora claimed the top spot as an individual.
With time running out, Sera Josef found Dela Cruz above the arc and with three seconds left hit a deadeye trey over Are and Arjan de la Cruz for the game winner.