Meaning of BAYONET in English

BAYONET

[bay.o.net] n [F baionnette, fr. Bayonne, France] (1704): a steel blade attached at the muzzle end of a shoulder arm (as a rifle) and used in hand-to-hand combat

[2]bayonet vb -net.ed also -net.ted ; -net.ing also -net.ting vt (1858) 1: to stab with a bayonet

2: to compel or drive by or as if by the bayonet ~ vi: to use a bayonet

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