Definition of buckhorn in English:

buckhorn

Syllabification: buck·horn
Pronunciation: /ˈbəkˌhôrn
 
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noun

  • The horn of a deer, used typically to make knife handles, small containers, or rifle sights.
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    • Sights are a bead front and a buckhorn rear, which I quickly replaced with a Williams receiver peep sight.
    • The buckhorn rear sight blocked over half the ghost ring's field of view, which kind of defeats the purpose of a ghost ring.
    • The Winchester Model 1892 was equipped with standard buckhorn sights, while the Marlin had been fitted with a receiver sight.

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