Shot window

a window projecting from the wall. Ritson, quoted by Halliwell, explains it as a window that opens and shuts; and Wodrow describes it as a window of shutters made of timber and a few inches of glass above them.

See also: Shot

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I was only 75 yards from private land, and my farthest shot window was 30 yards.
Once you're within your ethical range and found a shot window, you must have the mental wherewithal and technical savvy to put together a stable position and send a bullet through the vitals of that big buck, bull, bear, or ram--usually with very limited time.
I knew the shot window was tight and that I had to hug that shoulder."
There wasn't going to be much of a shot window should this situation turn ducky.
10:11 a.m.: Gates Road, vandalism, someone shot window with a BB or pellet gun.
SURVIVOR: George Walker leaving court with his family yesterday; DEATH: The shot window, left, George Jnr, and tributes at scene
A new Noel Feather Signature compound serves both tournament archer and bowhunter with redesigned riser, 5 1/2-inch center shot window, two-piece shelf, wood grip, solid fiberglass limbs, and three-stage Genesis eccentrics, all in a shorter bow for maneuverability, with axle-to-axle length of 39 inches.
For more than 30 minutes he checked every detail before making his way to the water, which took him through my shot window.
Then there's often a quick quartering-away shot window as the buck prepares to leave the scene.
Then there's often a quick quartering - away shot window as the buck prepares to leave the scene.