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bay·o·net

 (bā′ə-nĕt′, bā′ə-nĭt, -nĕt′)
n.
A blade adapted to fit the muzzle end of a rifle and used as a weapon in close combat.
tr.v. bay·o·net·ed, bay·o·net·ing, bay·o·nets or bay·o·net·ted or bay·o·net·ting
To prod, stab, or kill with this weapon.

[French baïonnette, after Bayonne, a town of southwest France where the weapon was manufactured.]
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bayonet

(ˈbeɪənɪt)
n
1. (Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) a blade that can be attached to the muzzle of a rifle for stabbing in close combat
2. (Mechanical Engineering) a type of fastening in which a cylindrical member is inserted into a socket against spring pressure and turned so that pins on its side engage in slots in the socket
vb, -nets, -neting, -neted, -nets, -netting or -netted
(Military) (tr) to stab or kill with a bayonet
[C17: from French baïonnette, from Bayonne where it originated]
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bay•o•net

(ˈbeɪ ə nɪt, -ˌnɛt, ˌbeɪ əˈnɛt)

n., v. -net•ed -net•ted, -net•ing -net•ting. n.
1. a daggerlike steel weapon attached to the muzzle of a gun for hand-to-hand combat.
2. a pin or flange that serves to lock in place a lens inserted into a camera or a flashbulb in a socket.
v.t.
3. to kill or wound with a bayonet.
[1605–15; < French baïonnette, after Bayonne, France, where the weapon was first made]
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Bayonet

 a group of soldiers armed with bayonets, 1780.
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bayonet


Past participle: bayoneted/bayonetted
Gerund: bayoneting/bayonetting

Imperative
bayonet
bayonet
Present
I bayonet
you bayonet
he/she/it bayonets
we bayonet
you bayonet
they bayonet
Preterite
I bayoneted/bayonetted
you bayoneted/bayonetted
he/she/it bayoneted/bayonetted
we bayoneted/bayonetted
you bayoneted/bayonetted
they bayoneted/bayonetted
Present Continuous
I am bayoneting/bayonetting
you are bayoneting/bayonetting
he/she/it is bayoneting/bayonetting
we are bayoneting/bayonetting
you are bayoneting/bayonetting
they are bayoneting/bayonetting
Present Perfect
I have bayoneted/bayonetted
you have bayoneted/bayonetted
he/she/it has bayoneted/bayonetted
we have bayoneted/bayonetted
you have bayoneted/bayonetted
they have bayoneted/bayonetted
Past Continuous
I was bayoneting/bayonetting
you were bayoneting/bayonetting
he/she/it was bayoneting/bayonetting
we were bayoneting/bayonetting
you were bayoneting/bayonetting
they were bayoneting/bayonetting
Past Perfect
I had bayoneted/bayonetted
you had bayoneted/bayonetted
he/she/it had bayoneted/bayonetted
we had bayoneted/bayonetted
you had bayoneted/bayonetted
they had bayoneted/bayonetted
Future
I will bayonet
you will bayonet
he/she/it will bayonet
we will bayonet
you will bayonet
they will bayonet
Future Perfect
I will have bayoneted/bayonetted
you will have bayoneted/bayonetted
he/she/it will have bayoneted/bayonetted
we will have bayoneted/bayonetted
you will have bayoneted/bayonetted
they will have bayoneted/bayonetted
Future Continuous
I will be bayoneting/bayonetting
you will be bayoneting/bayonetting
he/she/it will be bayoneting/bayonetting
we will be bayoneting/bayonetting
you will be bayoneting/bayonetting
they will be bayoneting/bayonetting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been bayoneting/bayonetting
you have been bayoneting/bayonetting
he/she/it has been bayoneting/bayonetting
we have been bayoneting/bayonetting
you have been bayoneting/bayonetting
they have been bayoneting/bayonetting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been bayoneting/bayonetting
you will have been bayoneting/bayonetting
he/she/it will have been bayoneting/bayonetting
we will have been bayoneting/bayonetting
you will have been bayoneting/bayonetting
they will have been bayoneting/bayonetting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been bayoneting/bayonetting
you had been bayoneting/bayonetting
he/she/it had been bayoneting/bayonetting
we had been bayoneting/bayonetting
you had been bayoneting/bayonetting
they had been bayoneting/bayonetting
Conditional
I would bayonet
you would bayonet
he/she/it would bayonet
we would bayonet
you would bayonet
they would bayonet
Past Conditional
I would have bayoneted/bayonetted
you would have bayoneted/bayonetted
he/she/it would have bayoneted/bayonetted
we would have bayoneted/bayonetted
you would have bayoneted/bayonetted
they would have bayoneted/bayonetted
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bayonet - a knife that can be fixed to the end of a rifle and used as a weaponbayonet - a knife that can be fixed to the end of a rifle and used as a weapon
knife - a weapon with a handle and blade with a sharp point
Verb1.bayonet - stab or kill someone with a bayonetbayonet - stab or kill someone with a bayonet
knife, stab - use a knife on; "The victim was knifed to death"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

bayonet

noun
1. sword, knife, blade, lance, brand The sentry held his bayonet in front of his chest.
verb
1. stab, cut, wound, knife, slash, pierce, run through, spear, transfix, impale, lacerate, stick soldiers bayoneting unarmed prisoners to death
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002
Translations
حَرْبَه
bajonet
bajonet
bajoneto
pistin
כידון רובה
bajunetbajuneta
szuronybajonett
byssustingur
銃剣
durtuvas
durklis
bagnet
bajonet
bajonet
bajonett
багнет

bayonet

[ˈbeɪənɪt]
A. Nbayoneta f
with fixed bayonetscon las bayonetas caladas
at bayonet pointa punta de bayoneta
B. VTherir/matar con la bayoneta
C. CPD bayonet bulb N (Elec) → bombilla f or (LAm) foco m de bayoneta
bayonet charge Ncarga f a la bayoneta
bayonet practice Nejercicios mpl con bayoneta, prácticas fpl de bayoneta
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

bayonet

[ˈbeɪənət] n (= weapon) → baïonnette f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

bayonet

nBajonett nt, → Seitengewehr nt; with bayonets fixed/at the readymit aufgepflanzten/gefällten Bajonetten
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

bayonet

[ˈbeɪənɪt]
1. nbaionetta
2. vtinfilzare con la baionetta
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

bayonet

(ˈbeiənit) noun
a knife-like instrument of steel fixed to the end of a rifle barrel.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.
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