- 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. - 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.
2 . Bayonet
[ v. t.]
- To stab with a bayonet. - To compel or drive by the bayonet.