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riflescope

[rahy-fuh l-skohp]
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noun
  1. a telescopic sight mounted on top of a rifle that helps to improve one's aim by magnifying and pinpointing a target.

Origin of riflescope

An Americanism dating back to 1960–65; rifle1 + scope
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