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Definition of Bayonet

Bayonet
Bayonet Bay"o*net, n. [F. bayonnette, ba["i]onnette; -- so called, it is said, because the first bayonets were made at Bayonne.] 1. (Mil.) A pointed instrument of the dagger kind fitted on the muzzle of a musket or rifle, so as to give the soldier increased means of offense and defense. Note: Originally, the bayonet was made with a handle, which required to be fitted into the bore of the musket after the soldier had fired. 2. (Mach.) A pin which plays in and out of holes made to receive it, and which thus serves to engage or disengage parts of the machinery. Bayonet clutch. See Clutch. Bayonet joint, a form of coupling similar to that by which a bayonet is fixed on the barrel of a musket. --Knight.
Bayonet
Bayonet Bay"o*net, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bayoneted; p. pr. & vb. n. Bayoneting.] 1. To stab with a bayonet. 2. To compel or drive by the bayonet. To bayonet us into submission. --Burke.

Meaning of Bayonet from wikipedia

- A bayonet (from French baïonnette) is a knife, sword, or spike-shaped weapon designed to fit on the end of the muzzle of a rifle, musket or similar firearm...
- attaching a bayonet, which is typically a long spike or thrusting knife. The bayonet lug is the metal mount that either locks the bayonet onto the weapon...
- The Model of 1905 bayonet was made for the U.S. M1903 Springfield rifle. This designation was changed to Model 1905 in 1917, and then to M1905 in 1925...
- A bayonet mount (mainly as a method of mechanical attachment, as for ****ing a lens to a camera) or bayonet connector (for electrical use) is a fastening...
- A bayonet is a blade fastened to the end of a gun or rifle. Bayonet may also refer to: HMAS Bayonet (P 101), an Australian naval patrol boat Operation...
- The Pattern 1907 bayonet, officially called the Sword bayonet, pattern 1907 (Mark I), was a British bayonet designed to be used with the Short Magazine...
- Operation Bayonet may refer to: Another name for Operation Wrath of God, a 1972 covert operation directed by the Mossad to ********inate individuals involved...
- A sword bayonet is any long, knife-bladed bayonet designed for mounting on a musket or rifle. Its use is thought to have begun in the 18th century and...
- bayonet is a knife which can be used both as a bayonet, combat knife, or utility knife. The knife bayonet became the almost universal form of bayonet...
- The M7 bayonet is a bayonet that was used by the U.S. military for the M16 rifle, it can also be used with the M4 carbine as well as many other ****ault...
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