Definition of Marksmanship

1. Noun. Skill in shooting.

Generic synonyms: Accomplishment, Acquirement, Acquisition, Attainment, Skill
Derivative terms: Marksman



Definition of Marksmanship

1. n. Skill of a marksman.

Definition of Marksmanship

1. Noun. The ability to shoot accurately at a target. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Marksmanship

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Marksmanship

markhoor
markhoors
markhor
markhors
marking
marking ink
markings
markisesse
markka
markkaa
markkas
markless
markman
markmen
marksman
marksmanship (current term)
marksmanships
marksmen
markspeople
marksperson
markspersons
markswoman
markswomanship
markswomen
markt
markup
markup language
markup languages
markup rate
markup rates

Literary usage of Marksmanship

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Recollections of a Rebel Reefer by James Morris Morgan (1917)
"... Pickett's famous division charges a rabbit — A shell from a monitor destroys my log hut — Good marksmanship — An unexploded shell — General Lee inspects ..."

2. Forty Years an Advertising Agent, 1865-1905 by George Presbury Rowell (1906)
"presented it to the man at Pol Smith's, whose enthusiasm my marksmanship had so wrought up the day before. At one place while waiting for the boats to come ..."

3. John Bull's Crime: Or, Assaults on Republics by Webster William Davis (1901)
"Boer marksmanship. British soldiers handicapped in marksmanship on account of clearness of atmosphere, so unlike that of England, and unable therefore to ..."

4. Battles and Sketches of the Army of Tennessee by Bromfield Lewis Ridley (1906)
"marksmanship IN THE ARMY. I want to ask old veterans about the best shots they saw or heard in our great war. Let sharp-shooters, musketeers, cannoneers, ..."

5. The Measurement of Silent Reading by May Ayres Burgess (1921)
"marksmanship, A MEASURE OF QUALITY OF PRODUCT Quality, difficulty, and amount are the three variables. One of them must always be measured; ..."

6. Arms and the Boy: Military Training in Schools and Colleges, Its Value in by Leigh Robinson Gignilliat (1916)
"marksmanship "There are few departments of the work of the league which are of greater national importance than the instruction of the high-school boys in ..."

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