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bay·o·net

(bā-ŏ-net'),
An instrument having a blade or nib that is offset and parallel to the shaft.
[Fr. bayonette, fr. Bayonne, France, where first made]

bay·o·net

(bā-ŏ-net')
An instrument having a blade or nib that is offset and parallel to the shaft.
[Fr. bayonette, fr. Bayonne, France, where first made]

bayonet (bā´ənet),

n a binangled instrument, the nib or blade of which is generally parallel to the shaft; resembles a bayonet. See also angle former, bayonet and condenser, bayonet.
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His book, Mud, Blood and Poppycock, published two years ago, has been described as a `frontal bayonet charge on a well dug-in enemy' and forms the basis of his first talk at the Durham County Council-run museum.
Then, forming a new line, be led a bayonet charge, driving the enemy back and preventing a breakthrough in the American lines.
Perhaps the Royal and Ancient Regiment of Bunker Rakers and Divot Stoppers mistook all those shooting sticks and umbrellas for a bayonet charge.
Armed troops and tanks patrolled the streets and only a bayonet charge dispersed one group of rioters.
Frank, known as Nobby, fought at the Ba Mons and led a bayonet charge before b wounded and captured during the First W Wa r.
In one episode, the Marine from Arbroathbased 45 Commando led a bayonet charge against enemy insurgents - who turned and ran.
Major General Shakil Ahmed's corpse, which was recovered on Friday, was found pitted with bullet holes and marks of a bayonet charge.
The only officer left alive, Lieutenant Watkins led a bayonet charge with his 30 remaining men against 50 enemy infantry, practically wiping them out.
Then officers discovered a newspaper featuring an article headlined Lionheart Bayonet Charge Hero To Get Bravery Gong, and detailing the soldier's Middle Eastern exploits.
He led a charge on two enemy posts and carried out a bayonet charge, which destroyed a German counter attack.
As the only officer left he led a bayonet charge with 30 remaining men against 50 enemy infantry and practically wiped them out.
Infantry regiments made one bayonet charge after another but were driven back.