- Kentucky Windage
N. (kən-tŭk′ē) (wĭn′dĭj)
Kentucky Windage is the practice of applying a horizontal adjustment of the point of aim for wind (windage) without the use of any physical or mechanical adjustments on the weapon. A windage correction made by aiming a firearm to the right or left of the target rather than by adjustment of the sights. or An adjustment made by a shooter to correct for wind (or motion of the target) by aiming at a point horizontal to the target's position in the sight rather than by adjusting the sight to compensate.
Kentucky Windage Reading the Wind