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- n. The ability to shoot accurately at a target.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Skill of a marksman.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The character or skill of a marksman; dexterity in shooting at a mark.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. skill in shooting
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I do not feel my marksmanship is at a high-enough level of proficiency to take a 300-yard off-hand game shot unless I can routinely and consistently hit the steel plate off-hand with any of three different scoped rifles (a .257 Roberts with handloads, a .257 AI with handloads, and a .270 with handloads) nine times out of ten shot with each rifle.
I shoot 60lbs, with a stabilizer @ 280fps. 308fps is very fast, but again marksmanship is everything.
I am confident, however, that America's young women can be taught to excel in marksmanship just as well as men.
Novak, whether under Mike Dunleavy Sr. or Kim Hughes, rarely got into games, and when he did, it was generally not for more than 10 minutes to provide three-point shooting, so the team may decide to let him go unless they decide his value extends beyond marksmanship from the outlands. —
The reason we, as hunters, must develop our skills of stalking, tracking, concealment, and marksmanship is because we have that responsibility.
I'd respond to Dr. Ralph, hello Sir, that "poor marksmanship" is the reason for 90% of the misses, 50% of the time, by 75% of hunters.
The Swiss, who did not yield a goal in the entire tournament, stood stunned at their lack of marksmanship from the penalty spot in the first shootout of the World Cup.
That's just an exercise in marksmanship - something a sharpshooter might want to do.
His performances were exemplary in tonal clarity, textural richness, and what George Bernard Shaw used to call "marksmanship."
Also, Im sure that "marksmanship" played more than a small part in the preservation of the "Union".