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[bawr-sahyt, bohr-]
verb (used with object)
  1. to verify the alignment of the sights and bore of (a firearm).
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Origin of boresight

back formation from boresighting; see bore2, sight, -ing1
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  • Now, I don't know how they operate, if they do boresight any there or not.

    Warren Commission (11 of 26): Hearings Vol. XI (of 15)

    The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy