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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