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noun as in weapon expert

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Marksmen gunned them down for private collectors and hat makers, while loggers felled the old-growth stands where the birds roosted and foraged for grub.

She loved to build model planes and ships, became an “expert marksman” at 14 and skied competitively for the United States in slalom and downhill races.

Joseph Lobdell was born Lucy Ann Lobdell, a master trapper, hunter and self-taught marksman who left home in men’s clothes to escape a troubled marriage in his 20s.

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The marksman, a lance corporal in the Coldstream Guards, was 930 yards from his target when he squeezed the trigger.

At least one former detective believes that the killer was an expert marksman, according to ABC News.

See, in the war on race I am a foot soldier, not a marksman.

Boone was such a good marksman that he soon found he could kill his game with half a bullet and less powder.

I may say that a Boer even early in life is a good horseman and marksman.

With such a marksman he would not be maimed, but killed outright.

Sergeant Fugler, the best marksman in the Company, was a hard drinker, with a hobnailed liver.

It was a tantalizing sight to Hendrik, who would have liked much to have shown his marksman skill by “creasing” one.


On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to marksman, such as: sharpshooter, sniper, deadeye, shot, and straight shooter.

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