sword bayonet

sword bayonet
n.
a short sword that can be mounted on a rifle for use as a bayonet

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  • Sword bayonet — Sword Sword (s[=o]rd), n. [OE. swerd, AS. sweord; akin to OFries. swerd, swird, D. zwaard, OS. swerd, OHG. swert, G. schwert, Icel. sver[eth], Sw. sv[ a]rd, Dan. sv[ae]rd; of uncertain origin.] 1. An offensive weapon, having a long and usually… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sword-bayonet — swordˈ bayonet noun A bayonet shaped somewhat like a sword, and used as one • • • Main Entry: ↑sword …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sword bayonet — A sword bayonet is any long, knife bladed bayonet designed for mounting on a musket or rifle. Its use is thought to have begun in the 18th century and to have reached its height of popularity throughout the 19th and into the early 20th centuries …   Wikipedia

  • sword bayonet — noun : a long bayonet formerly worn as a side arm and capable of being used as a sword * * * a short sword that may be attached to the muzzle of a gun and used as a bayonet. [1835 45] * * * sword bayonet, a bayonet with a long, narrow blade able… …   Useful english dictionary

  • sword bayonet — a short sword that may be attached to the muzzle of a gun and used as a bayonet. [1835 45] * * * …   Universalium

  • sword bayonet — /sɔd ˈbeɪənət/ (say sawd bayuhnuht) noun a kind of short sword for attaching to the muzzle of a gun, to be used as a bayonet …   Australian English dictionary

  • Sword — (s[=o]rd), n. [OE. swerd, AS. sweord; akin to OFries. swerd, swird, D. zwaard, OS. swerd, OHG. swert, G. schwert, Icel. sver[eth], Sw. sv[ a]rd, Dan. sv[ae]rd; of uncertain origin.] 1. An offensive weapon, having a long and usually sharp pointed… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sword arm — Sword Sword (s[=o]rd), n. [OE. swerd, AS. sweord; akin to OFries. swerd, swird, D. zwaard, OS. swerd, OHG. swert, G. schwert, Icel. sver[eth], Sw. sv[ a]rd, Dan. sv[ae]rd; of uncertain origin.] 1. An offensive weapon, having a long and usually… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sword bearer — Sword Sword (s[=o]rd), n. [OE. swerd, AS. sweord; akin to OFries. swerd, swird, D. zwaard, OS. swerd, OHG. swert, G. schwert, Icel. sver[eth], Sw. sv[ a]rd, Dan. sv[ae]rd; of uncertain origin.] 1. An offensive weapon, having a long and usually… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sword belt — Sword Sword (s[=o]rd), n. [OE. swerd, AS. sweord; akin to OFries. swerd, swird, D. zwaard, OS. swerd, OHG. swert, G. schwert, Icel. sver[eth], Sw. sv[ a]rd, Dan. sv[ae]rd; of uncertain origin.] 1. An offensive weapon, having a long and usually… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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