from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The horn of a buck.
- n. The material of such a horn, used especially to make handles for knives and tools.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A horn of a buck.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The substance of the horns of bucks or deer, used in making knife-handles, etc.
- n. A name for the club-moss, Lycopodium clavatum.
- n. See deerhorn.
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If you think a buckhorn is good at a $ 100 price-range, please tell me.
For some reason, Marlin continues to use the same old semi-buckhorn rear sight that has blighted its rifles for many decades.
Yes | No | Report from yohan wrote 11 weeks 4 hours ago devil dog,. if your clunky buckhorn sights are still on try this first,
Yes | No | Report from buckeyeben wrote 2 days 22 hours ago my cva buckhorn mag muzzel loader
I got it for a song 2 years ago and it shoots very well as far as I can tell with the semi-buckhorn sight with these old eyeballs.
An old Savage 99F lever safety circa 1955 with buckhorn sight.
If you take time to shoot the buckhorn or rocky mountain sight you will be able to know where the round is going to hit. and have a view over the top after a while it will be like pointing your finger.
Now I had with me a Browning Model 78 single-shot, High Wall .45/70 with a crescent steel buttplate and buckhorn sights.
When I'd sighted-in the rifle back in the summer, the buckhorn sights had looked fine; but now, as I held them on the doe that was closest to me, they had been transformed into a bat-winged smudge.
I left a penknife — with a buckhorn handle — in your work – box.
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