What does the word bayonet mean?

Usage examples for 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 by Joel Chandler Harris
  2. If there was any thing he thoroughly understood, it was the bayonet- exercise. – Frank on the Lower Mississippi by 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 by W.H.G. Kingston