noun, plural marks·men.
- the lowest rating in rifle marksmanship, below that of sharpshooter and expert.
- a person who has achieved such a rating.
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Example sentences from the Web for marksmanship
You cannot fire effectively at the real enemy unless the marksmanship against your own kind is precise.
It was absurd; and blind Love had blundered once again in his marksmanship.Descriptive Analyses of Piano Works|Edward Baxter Perry
Weiss, rather pale in the face, gave a look at the result of his marksmanship.The Downfall|Emile Zola
The moral effect of a high order of marksmanship of an entire police force, when generally known, cannot be overestimated.Pistol and Revolver Shooting|A. L. A. Himmelwright
French artillery could at times perform wonders of marksmanship, but its guns could not carry across the North Sea.The Rise of the Dutch Kingdom|Hendrik Willem van Loon
Allen's only purpose, it appeared, was to take a shot at the innocent stranger and thus test his marksmanship.Sixty Years in Southern California 1853-1913|Harris Newmark