English version

bayonet in Weapons topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbayonetbay‧o‧net1 /ˈbeɪənət, -net/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 PMWa long knife that is fixed to the end of a rifle (=long gun)
Examples from the Corpus
bayonetYour boyfriend Broadway joe has a bayonet.There was a case where a householder escaped a claim for civil damages after he had stabbed an intruder with a bayonet!Then he threw his bayonet at me.Hearing noises downstairs, he got out of bed, picked up his bayonet and went to investigate.They raised and lowered their muskets, fixed 18-inch-long bayonets to their weapons and demonstrated various marching maneuvers.Witnesses told of beatings with rifle butts and sticks and the use of bayonets and guns, he said.Gregg immortalized himself by replying that his ammunition was exhausted but that he thought he could hold with the bayonet.