What is another word for bayonet?

Pronunciation: [bˈe͡ɪənˌɛt] (IPA)

A bayonet is a type of knife or blade that is designed to be attached to the end of a rifle or other firearm. It is typically used as a close combat weapon and is ideal for thrusting and stabbing. However, there are several other words that can be used to describe this type of blade, including dagger, sword, pike, lance, and spear. Some people may even refer to a bayonet as a "gun-knife" or a "rifle-knife." Regardless of the term used, the bayonet has been an essential weapon for many armies throughout history and remains a popular choice among soldiers today.

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What are the hypernyms for Bayonet?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Bayonet?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
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  • hyponyms for bayonet (as verbs)

Usage examples for Bayonet

See how they bayonet them.
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever
But Cherami was not to be denied; he planted himself in front of a short youth and his partner; and when the youth remonstrated: "But, monsieur, this place is taken, we were here before you," he replied, in a supercilious tone: "I don't know whether you were before us, my good man; but I do know that I have the honor to be here now with madame, and that I will not stir except at the point of the bayonet!"
"Monsieur Cherami"
Charles Paul de Kock
Grasping his impromptu bayonet, Gerard waited, cool and calm now, but every faculty on the alert.
"The Luck of Gerard Ridgeley"
Bertram Mitford

Famous quotes with Bayonet

  • The power which money gives is that of brute force; it is the power of the bludgeon and the bayonet.
    William Cobbett
  • The glory of the old Irish nation, which in our hour will grow young and strong again. Should we fail, the country will not be worth more than it is now. The sword of famine is less sparing than the bayonet of the soldier.
    Thomas F. Meagher
  • But it is neither cannon nor bayonet that will do the worst damage to this city. No, this place will remember the war against our government just as long as there are inhabitants here.
    Knute Nelson
  • My belief has always been ... that wherever in this land any individual's constitutional rights are being unjustly denied, it is the obligation of the federal government-at point of bayonet if necessary-to restore that individual's constitutional rights.
    Ronald Reagan
  • Squads of soldiers descended upon isolated Cherokee farms and at bayonet point marched the families off to what today would be known as concentration campswith all the dispatch and efficiency the Nazis displayed under similar circumstances
    Peter Farb

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