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peep sight

n.
A rear sight of a firearm consisting of an adjustable eyepiece with a small opening through which the front sight and the target are aligned.
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peep sight

n
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) an adjustable rear gun sight with a narrow aperture through which the target and the front sight are aligned when aiming
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peep′ sight`


n.
a plate containing a small hole through which a gunner peeps in sighting.
[1880–85]
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Noun1.peep sight - rear gunsight having an adjustable eyepiece with a small aperture through which the front sight and the target are aligned
gunsight, gun-sight - a sight used for aiming a gun
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Then we open our aiming eye, and if we can't see the sight housing through the peep sight, we let down and adjust the peep height.
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