Peep sight

Peep sight

. An adjustable piece, pierced with a small hole to peep through in aiming, attached to a rifle or other firearm near the breech; -- distinguished from an open sight.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

pee"pul

(p"pl),

Pee"pul tree`

(p"pl tr`). [Hind. ppal, Skr. pippala.] (Bot.) A sacred tree (Ficus religiosa) of the Buddhists, a kind of fig tree which attains great size and venerable age; it lacks the prop roots of the banyan. See Bo tree.
[Written also pippul tree, and pipal tree.]

Syn. -- pipal, peepul, peepul tree, pipal tree, pipul, sacred fig, bo tree, Ficus religiosa.
[1913 Webster]

 

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