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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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A short point, with just a twist of the bayonet to the left sent the sharp blade over the Englishman's left shoulder.
Plesser carried a rifle with bayonet fixed, that he had snatched from the side of Dietz's corpse.
And he lunged his bayonet through von Schoenvorts' chest.
One man, whom John Harned had thrust through the belly with the bayonet, clutched at himself with both his hands and screamed.
In short, most of the Indians who were in the open part of the house were killed or hurt with the grenado, except two or three more who pressed to the door, which the boatswain and two more kept, with their bayonets on the muzzles of their pieces, and despatched all that came in their way; but there was another apartment in the house, where the prince or king, or whatever he was, and several others were; and these were kept in till the house, which was by this time all in a light flame, fell in upon them, and they were smothered together.
The squadwon can't pass," shouted Vaska Denisov, showing his white teeth fiercely and spurring his black thoroughbred Arab, which twitched its ears as the bayonets touched it, and snorted, spurting white foam from his bit, tramping the planks of the bridge with his hoofs, and apparently ready to jump over the railings had his rider let him.
The homeward march being somewhat tardy,--owing to the un- soldierlike behaviour of certain corporals, who, being gentlemen of sedentary pursuits in private life and excitable out of doors, broke several windows with their bayonets, and rendered it imperative on the commanding officer to deliver them over to a strong guard, with whom they fought at intervals as they came along,--it was nine o'clock when the locksmith reached home.
The stock has a bayonet lug and a cleaning rod hole and a Schuetzen-style buttplate.
Felly,draw i Fethesda a ni er mwyn gweld y bayonet yn y cnawd fel petae.
Can I replace bayonet lightbulbs with LEDs or must we change the fittings?
KINGS BAYONET was on the final Flat list on the back of an eye-catching run at York.
Tom Walsh served with the Kings Liverpool Regiment from 1914 to 1918 as a Platoon Sergeant who specialised in bayonet training.