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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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As the clocks in Cardiff Castle and City Hall struck 11am, 400 soldiers, cheered by 1,000 friends and relatives inside the castle grounds, marched onto a parade square bathed in sunshine, carrying SA80 rifles with fixed bayonets.
Crowds gathered in Sunderland city centre to cheer the 150 gunners and a 35-strong Royal Artillery Band as they marked their Freedom of the City by marching in desert fatigues with fixed bayonets and displaying the regimental colours.
He said: "Though lacking ammunition for their guns, fixed bayonets and stood on either side of the northern entrance to withstand the attack.
PUNTERS have fixed bayonets and are ready to go over the top in the biggest battle of the year against the 'Auld Enemy'.
They're not chomping at the bit to go out with fixed bayonets.
Under Corporal Malone's orders, the troops fixed bayonets and drove away the enemy.
But there were no fixed bayonets, beating drums or flying colours, emphasising that it was not a victory parade.
Images coming out of Iraq show US forces as aggressors not liberators, hooding and handcuffing Iraqi civilians while wild-eyed troops hold back penniless protesters with guns and fixed bayonets.
SOLDIERS in full ceremonial uniform and carrying fixed bayonets marched through Nuneaton town centre yesterday in an historic Freedom of the Borough ceremony.
When they started to run out of ammunition the Brits fixed bayonets and charged at the enemy positions, screaming.
Dressed in desert fatigues with fixed bayonets they paraded the regimental colours.
People also lined the streets to watch a procession comprising the band of the Scots Guards and a contingent of Grenadier Guards carrying rifles with fixed bayonets on a march from Windsor barracks to the castle.