aiming stake

variants: or less commonly aiming post

Definition of aiming stake

: a stake used as an aiming point for laying mortars and artillery pieces for direction

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First Known Use of aiming stake

1899, in the meaning defined above

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“Aiming stake.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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