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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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The thinking was that after firing a few rounds of buckshot at an enemy, the weapon's barrel would become hot making it difficult for the soldier to grasp the forward portion of the barrel for a bayonet thrust.
This German put his bayonet up and I caught it in the right shoulder, right across my back.It just missed my spine but I was impaled on it.
Conduct Prejudicial A MINARET called the faithful to prayer, While I shivered on guard in the cold night air, With a dripping bayonet gripped in my hand; A National Serviceman in an antique land.
> The Royal Welsh set up a live firing range Corporal Long in bayonet training Private Jennifer Terry LOOKING into the whites of the eyes of the enemy is something you have to be prepared to do as an infantryman.
HISTORY buffs who pleaded for First World War mementoes received more than they bargained for when they were offered a 2ft bayonet which once belonged to a German soldier.
A FATHER-of-five fought off two men who attacked him with a bayonet and metal bars as he visited a friend.
Dialight's 586 VIP Series of variable-input, single-chip based LEDs feature T 3 1/4 miniature bayonet or screw bases.
The head of education at the National Army Museum in London said: "When the Great War began in 1914, each of the 800 men in an infantry battalion was armed with a short-magazine Lee Enfield rifle, 150 rounds of ammunition and a bayonet.
SCOTS soldiers last night told how they launched a bayonet charge on Iraqi militiamen after hours of battle.
ROYAL St David's are the new champions of the Caernarfonshire & District Bayonet Scratch Winter League after winning eight of their 10 matches to finish well clear of Maesdu in second place.
Lance Corporal Alfred Smith wrote home on the eve of a bayonet charge on the German trenches just 100 yards away.
A superb Model 1941 Johnson semiautomatic, complete with sling and scarce bayonet, sold for a very reasonable $5,175, including premiums, at the April 2017 James D.Julia auction.