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  • noun The centre of a target
  • noun A peppermint-flavoured confection with stripes on it.
  • noun nautical, obsolete Thick glass set into the side of a ship to let in light.
  • noun A shot which hits the centre of a target.
  • noun A hand-cancelled postmark issued by a counter clerk at a post office, typically done on a receipt for proof of mailing.
  • noun Thick glass window with concentric ripple effect.
  • noun A convex glass lens which is placed in front of a lamp to concentrate the light so as to make it more conspicuous as a signal; also the lantern itself.
  • interjection A cry when someone hits the bullseye of a target.
  • interjection By extension, a response when someone makes an accurate statement.


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From bull's + eye.


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  • It's a fish.

    Certain species of the family Pempheridae are called bullseyes.

    January 2, 2012