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Bayonet - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Bayonet' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Bayonet [ n.]
- 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.