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Definition of bayonet:

  1. A pin which plays in and out of holes made to receive it, and which thus serves to engage or disengage parts of the machinery.
  2. A pointed instrument of the dagger kind fitted on the muzzle of a musket or rifle, so as to give the soldier increased means of offense and defense.
  3. To compel or drive by the bayonet.
  4. To stab with a bayonet.

Synonyms:

pike, spike.

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