Meaning of BAYONET in English


I. bay ‧ o ‧ net 1 /ˈbeɪənət, ˈbeɪənɪt, -net/ BrE AmE noun [countable]

[ Date: 1600-1700 ; Language: French ; Origin: baïonnette , from Bayonne city in southwest France where it was first made ]

a long knife that is fixed to the end of a ↑ rifle (=long gun)

II. bayonet 2 BrE AmE verb [transitive]

to push the point of a bayonet into someone

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