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bayonet

Pronunciation: /ˈbeɪənət; ˈbeɪənɪt/

Translation of bayonet in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 [Military/Militar] bayoneta (feminine) (before noun/delante del nombre) bayonet charge carga (feminine) a la bayoneta
    Example sentences
    • They include a crossbow, rifles, swords, bayonets, handguns and pistols, 340 rounds of ammunition and an Oriental-style throwing star.
    • Immediately after sunrise the Sergeant of the Guard collected the heavy bunch of gate keys from the Governor's house and, accompanied by troops with rifles and fixed bayonets, proceeded to open each gate in turn and lower its drawbridge.
    • Finally, the Federals ran out of ammunition and turned to fighting hand-to-hand with bayonets, scrambling through the forest and the underbrush.
    1.2 [Mech] bayoneta (feminine) (before noun/delante del nombre) bayonet holder portalámparas (masculine) de bayoneta

transitive verb/verbo transitivo ( (British English/inglés británico) -tt-)

  • herir*/matar con bayoneta

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