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Mar 31, 2006
This week's theme
Words related to archery

This week's words
parthian shot
fletcher
bull's-eye
toxophilite
best gold

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best gold

(best gold) Pronunciation Sound Clip RealAudio

noun: The shot nearest the exact center of the bull's-eye.

[The centermost circle (also known as bull's-eye) in a target is yellow or gold, hence the shot nearest to it is called the best gold.]

"The John L Morgan Challenge Medal for the best gold at 100 yards went to Alan McCallum."
Archery: Hallard Right on Target to Land Crown; Evening Telegraph (London, UK); Jun 12,2004.

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