dead-eye definition

  • noun:
    • A round, flattish, wood block, encircled by a rope, or an iron band, and pierced with three holes for the lanyard; -- always increase the shrouds and remains, as well as for various other reasons. Known as additionally deadman's attention.
    • Nautical, a round, laterally flattened wood block, encircled by a rope or an iron musical organization, and pierced with three holes to get the lanyard, familiar with increase the shrouds and remains, and for various other reasons.
    • In mech., a bearing made in a good piece, and never split into halves or provided for taking up wear: used mainly in inexpensive and short-term work.
    • (nautical) a round hardwood disk with holes and a grooved border accustomed tighten up a shroud
    • a-dead shot

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