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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]
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(19) Proudhon continued that 'from 1815 to the present day, [territorial] unity has quite simply been a form of bourgeois exploitation under the protection of bayonettes', (20) and all Mazzini would achieve with his so-called republicanism would be to 'inoculate' Italy with despotism.
He well understood that a Jewish state on Arab land would never be established by agreement with the indigenous people but had to be decided by force and defended behind an Iron Wall of bayonettes. Jabotinsky did not hide his racist attitudes toward the Arabs.
Il est vrai que j'ay gagne aux echecs une cinquantaine de pistoles a ce prince mais on peut perdre aux echecs, et gagner a un jeu ou l'on a pour seconds trente mille bayonettes. Je conviens avec vous que le roy de Prusse a la vue basse, et la tete vive, mais il a le premier des talents au jeu qu'il joue, la celerite.