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Bull's Eye

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.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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