verb (used with object), bay·o·net·ed or bay·o·net·ted, bay·o·net·ing or bay·o·net·ting.
- bayliss, sir william maddock,
- bayonet hair,
- bayonet socket,
Origin of bayonet
Examples from the Web for bayonet
This prompts Sarah Lynn to stab herself with a Confederate bayonet letter-opener, causing a geyser of blood.'BoJack Horseman': The Debauched Tales of a Drunken, Groupie-Sexing D-List Horse, Hits Netflix|Marlow Stern|August 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A man, dressed in rags, stalks across the field, impaling the bodies with a bayonet.‘Turn,’ AMC’s New Series About America’s First Spy Ring, Is A Visually Arresting Historical Epic|Marlow Stern|April 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One of my men whom I knew for a womanish fellow, asked if he should put his bayonet through him.
At a feature called Hill 180, under grenade and rifle fire, he led two platoons in a bayonet charge up the hill.
The Canadians taught me bayonet fighting, and I led a bayonet charge in the Korean war.
Often a bayonet thrust was given before the Minie ball went crashing through the body.The Black Phalanx|Joseph T. Wilson
They had to bayonet every one of those sleeping Germans, and killed every one without losing a man.
It orders its servants to lay aside pity and burn peasants in their homes, to bayonet women and children, to shoot old men.Golden Lads|Arthur Gleason and Helen Hayes Gleason
They have too much at stake there to leave unless driven out by the point of the bayonet, as they were from Missouri and Illinois.The Mormon Puzzle, and How to Solve It|R. W. Beers
The British were in possession; and these conditions were dictated at the point of the bayonet.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
verb -nets, -neting, -neted, -nets, -netting or -netted
Word Origin for bayonet
1610s, originally a type of dagger; as a steel stabbing weapon fitted to the muzzle of a firearm, from 1670s, from French baionnette (16c.), said to be from Bayonne, city in Gascony where supposedly they first were made; or perhaps it is a diminutive of Old French bayon "crossbow bolt." The city name is from Late Latin baia "bay" + Basque on "good." As a verb from c.1700.