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peep sight

noun
1.
a plate containing a small hole through which a gunner peeps in sighting.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85
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peep sight

noun
1.
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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