shootist

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shootist

(ˈʃuːtɪst)
n
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) slang US a person who is skilled at shooting, esp game
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One of the most senior shootists I've known was John Hansbury, who had two careers including chief armorer of the U.S.
Rugers, such as the Special Edition Shootists Bisley .44 Specials, came with a front sight which simply was not tall enough and Garza is working on a series of sights to correct this.
REGULAR READERS OF THIS COLUMN MAY HAVE figured out that I've been highlighting four categories of shootists. One category is lawmen.
Before an appreciative audience of shootists and dog men I got it stuck.
For example, "shootists" from the 19th century talk about "directing their fire" via body index--what we call point shooting today.
Also highly recommended from the University of Oklahoma Press is the exceptional biography "A Pair of Shootists: The Wild West Story of S.F.
Apart from making it harder for shootists to get body armour and other paraphernalia of the trade, there will be 168 more police officers and ten new prosecutors, presumably to deal with all the gang members those new cops will haul in when all others before them have failed; and there will be new jails to house the gangsters when they're convicted or denied bail.
This is what optimists, or those who have been termed 'green shootists', hope will happen.
They will, doubtless, be very popular with shootists in silly pants and absolutely pointless if your address is Notting Hill.
Ten-pin bowlers, net ballers, small bore shootists.
Although this "preference" has been noted for millenniums, it was thought by shootists to be simply a coming together of two unhappy wives for mutual solace.