Definition of peep sight in English:

peep sight

Syllabification: peep sight


  • A rear sight for rifles with a circular hole through which the front sight is brought into line with the object aimed at.
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    • The rear sight is a simple peep sight that is screw adjustable for both elevation and windage.
    • However, if I raise that rifle's peep sight to the 300 yard setting then it is dead on.
    • If your rifle is blessed with a front sight, also consider packing a little, auxiliary peep sight that slips into the rear scope base.

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