Part of speech: verb

To stab or charge with a bayonet.

Part of speech: noun

A dagger- like weapon attachable to the muzzel of a musket.

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Usage examples "bayonet":

  1. When day dawned, a charge was sounded, and Floyd's troops drove the Indians before them at the point of the bayonet. - "Stories Of Georgia 1896", Joel Chandler Harris.
  2. If there was any thing he thoroughly understood, it was the bayonet- exercise. - "Frank on the Lower Mississippi", Harry Castlemon.
  3. They were endeavouring to draw their swords, when the Russians, throwing themselves on them from behind, seized their arms; and Dick received a wound from a bayonet in his sword- arm which made him, very much against his will, drop his weapon. - "The Three Commanders", W.H.G. Kingston.