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bay·o·net / ˈbāənit; ˌbāəˈnet/ • n. 1. a swordlike stabbing blade that may be fixed to the muzzle of a rifle for use in hand-to-hand fighting. 2. [as adj.] denoting a fitting for a light bulb, camera lens, or other appliance that is engaged by being pushed into a socket and then twisted to lock it in place. • v. (-net·ed , -net·ing ) [tr.] stab (someone) with a bayonet.

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bayonet †short dagger XVII; stabbing blade for fixing to the muzzle of a musket or rifle XVIII. — F. baïonnette, said to be f. Bayonne, France, the orig. place of manufacture. The early vars. †bag(o)net (XVII–XVIII) are not accounted for.

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a group of soldiers armed with bayonets, 1780.

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