Bull's"-eye`(), n. 1. (Naut.) A small circular or oval wooden block without sheaves, having a groove around it and a hole through it, used for connecting rigging.
2. A small round cloud, with a ruddy center, supposed by sailors to portend a storm.
3. A small thick disk of glass inserted in a deck, roof, floor, ship's side, etc., to let in light.
4. A circular or oval opening for air or light.
5. A lantern, with a thick glass lens on one side for concentrating the light on any object; also, the lens itself.
(Astron.) Aldebaran, a bright star in the eye of Taurus or the Bull.
(Archery & Gun.) The center of a target.
8. A thick knob or protuberance left on glass by the end of the pipe through which it was blown.
9. A small and thick old-fashioned watch.
10. something that exactly succeeds in achieving its goal; as, to score a
Syn. -- bell ringer, mark.
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