Sighting shot
Sighting Sight"ing, a. & n. from {Sight}, v. t. [1913 Webster]

{Sighting shot}, a shot made to ascertain whether the sights of a firearm are properly adjusted; a trial shot. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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