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Bull’s Eye

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A small cloud suddenly appearing, seemingly in violent motion, and growing out of itself. It soon covers the entire vault of heaven, producing a tumult of wind and rain. (1 Kings xviii. 44.)

Bull’s Eye. The inner disc of a target.

“A little way from the centre there is a spot where the shots are thickly gathered; some few have hit the bull’s-eye.”—Fiske: Excursions, etc., chap. vi. p. 178.

To make a bull’s eye. To gain some signal advantage; a successful coup. To fire or shoot an arrow right into the centre disc of the target.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Bulis
Bull
Bull
Bull
Bull and Gate. Bull and Mouth
Bull-dog (A)
Bull-dogs
Bull-necked
Bull-ring
Bull’s Eye
Bulls
Bullet
Bulletin
Bulling the Barrel
Bullion
Bully
Bully-boy (A)
Bully-rook
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Bum-boat

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