Kentucky windage

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Derived from marksmen using the Kentucky rifle.


Kentucky windage (plural Kentucky windages)

  1. (US, slang) An adjustment made by a shooter to correct for wind (or motion of the target) by aiming at a point horizontal to the target's position in the sight rather than by adjusting the sight to compensate.

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