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the use of dubious (although not technically illegal) methods to win a game

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The incredible Buck 110 folding hunter, which was introduced in the late 1960s, changed the way we look at folding knives for hunting, but gamesmen still like a good fixed-blade.
Cowpersons, IPSC gamesmen, IDPA fundamentalists and the 47 shooters worldwide who really dig on NRA Action, the Steel Challenge format is the most visceral fun of all the action-shooting disciplines.
Understanding when Agents Are Fairmen or Gamesmen, 7 GAMEs & ECON.
These things in turn are more likely to occur if there is an expectation of future interaction among the actors involved, if participants have a good sense for the other field actors they must mobilize and bargain among, and if presidential emissaries are adroit gamesmen (Stoker 1992).
Another who took a page from Richards' book was Gene Mauch, who was among the most proficient gamesmen of his day while directing the Philadelphia Phillies, Montreal Expos, Minnesota Twins and California Angels during a 26-season managerial career beginning in 1960 and ending after the 1987 campaign.
This Dorieus came from a family of extraordinarily successful gamesmen.
The gamesmen might just as reasonably ask him, ``Don't you feel a little guilty getting paid so well just to take a vacation?