Dead shot

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An unerring marksman.
A shot certain to be made.

See also: Dead, Dead

References in classic literature ?
But he had guns, plenty of ammunition, and those Kanakas, trained to the shooting of wild cattle and wild pig, were dead shots. No, there wasn't any running away for Martin Eden.
"Do you mean to hint, Madame, that Southern gentlemen are dead shots? I am aware of that - from novels."
"Captain," said I, "Trelawney is the dead shot. Give him your gun; his own is useless."
I will add the rest of what I have to say about my friend, that he was skilled in all kinds of music, but principally pipe-music; was a well-considered poet in his own tongue; had read several books both in French and English; was a dead shot, a good angler, and an excellent fencer with the small sword as well as with his own particular weapon.
He's a hard nail, is Jack, and a dead shot, too, but you can't leave a Grand National winner to die like that--what?"
To tell the truth, Phineas had been a hearty, two-fisted backwoodsman, a vigorous hunter, and a dead shot at a buck; but, having wooed a pretty Quakeress, had been moved by the power of her charms to join the society in his neighborhood; and though he was an honest, sober, and efficient member, and nothing particular could be alleged against him, yet the more spiritual among them could not but discern an exceeding lack of savor in his developments.
Oh, dear me!" Nor in his apprehension, on the surface of things, without some reason, for Phil, who has never beheld the apparition in the black-velvet cap before, has stopped short with a gun in his hand with much of the air of a dead shot intent on picking Mr.
The cream of the PBA dead shots and dunk artists are all set to wow the crowd tomorrow at the Batangas City Coliseum.
I suspect that's what the reputations of Dead Shots are built on.