Bayonet sentence example
He will not get away before the Frenchman remembers his bayonet and stabs him....
Some screwed in, others dropped into a socket and were secured by a bayonet joint.
We had no occasion that time to use the bayonet.
He undertook to seize the fortress of Sveaborg by a coup de main, and, Finland once secured, Sprengtporten proposed to embark for Sweden, meet the king and his friends near Stockholm, and surprise the capital by a night attack, when the estates were to be forced, at the point of the bayonet, to accept a new constitution from the untrammelled king.
She advanced only when forced, first by the need for buying support, and then with the bayonet at her back.Advertisement
Junot, believing the allied August21, left to be weakly held, attacked it without reconnoitring, but Wellesley's regiments, marched thither behind the heights, sprang up in line; and under their volleys and bayonet charge, supported by artillery fire, Junot's deep columns were driven off the direct road to Lisbon.
Troopers are armed with lance, sword and carbine (for which in 1908 the substitution of a short rifle with bayonet was suggested).
In view of these troops the Prussian line, which had advanced faultlessly as if on parade, halted to prepare its bayonet attack by fire, and, once halted, it was found impossible to get them to go on again.
It was carried at the point of the bayonet by the Yoruba troops, who proved themselves fully equal to the Hausa.
There was a brief bombardment, and then Vandamme's corps was sent forward with the bayonet to drive out the foe.Advertisement
Their artillery was numerous and for the most part of heavy calibre - 18and 24-pounders were common - but the strength of the army lay in its infantry, with its incomparable tenacity in defence and its blind confidence in the bayonet in attack.
I have a bayonet fitted to the top of my guitar.
They carried an India pattern flintlock musket with socket bayonet.
The armament of the infantry is Martini-Henry rifle and bayonet; of the cavalry, lance, sword and carbine.
This late Type 56 has a permanently attached folding triangular bayonet which unfortunately is missing.Advertisement
His rifle is raised with a fixed bayonet, threatening the camera.
The sword bayonet on the SMLE rifle was called by its year of introduction.
Funnily enough, no other bayonet fencers turned up.
Skill at folding a white serviette had him batman to an officer; that and deftness with the bayonet.
The number of casualties inflicted by the British bayonet on the enemy was comparatively small.Advertisement
These attractive frosted glass bulbs are available in either standard bayonet or standard screw.
On the case of the filter are two external, easily changeable, fuses in bayonet fixings.
The position, although it appeared hopeless, was changed when Private Tandey led a bayonet charge through them.
The basic British infantryman, like his French and German contemporaries, was issued with his uniform, webbing and a rifle with bayonet.
Weapon No 312 Bayonet Triangular Common Socket - Prior to 1814 A pattern bayonet used on British smooth bore muskets prior to 1814.Advertisement
Such a charge as prelude to the advance of a great infantry bayonet attack must have swept the exhausted Prussians down the hill like sheep, but the opportunity passed, and the gunners finding their position untenable, limbered up, not without severe losses, and retired to a second position in rear.
A musket and bayonet were the main weaponry a soldier carried.
Besides the report mentioned above, General McClellan wrote a Bayonet Exercise (1852); Report on Pacific Railroad Surveys (1854); Report on the Organization, &c., of the Army of the Potomac (1864), a government publication which he himself republished with the addition of a memoir of the West Virginian campaign.
The steady volleys of Kempts light infantry were fatal to the French, who fell back in disorder under a bayonet charge of the victors, with the loss of some 2700 men.
The armament of the infantry is the model 1898 magazine rifle and bayonet (see RIFLE).
As well as a revolver, Diego had a large rifle with a bayonet attached, ideal for close combat.
One soldier tried to move the sunbeam jewel with his bayonet.
They carried a flintlock Baker rifle and sword bayonet.
This style features bayonet temples that make it easy to wear under helmets, or with headphones.
Temples can be bayonet, wire spatula, or comfort cable.
They have bayonet temples and are available in gold/smoke, gold/mirror, chrome/smoke, chrome/mirror, and black/smoke.
The enemy, however, is much more menacing and bold; running away around corners only to charge back teeth bared with a raised bayonet when I let my guard down; hiding effectively and flanking at the perfect time.
When an opponent drew too close, the soldiers could engage the bayonet for use as a spear or dagger.
Two cross-belts strapped over his shoulders, one used for a cartridge box, and one to hold a bayonet in place (within a scabbard) on either side of his hips.
This massive gun was roughly five feet long with a .69 caliber, 44.5 inch barrel and a 14.5 inch bayonet.
Belt set - Belt sets issued to infantrymen included a cartridge box, sling, cap pouch, and a bayonet scabbard.
The veterans did the work magnificently with the bayonet, ousted the Prussians from the place, and drove them back 600 yards beyond it.
He then served against the Dutch, and in 1672 was commissioned major in what is said to have been the first English regiment armed with the bayonet.
When in use, it is held at right angles to the periscope above the upper window by a bayonet catch; when not in use, it is lowered and sprung round the body of the periscope just below the upper prism box.
The new constitution of the 10th of August 1772, which Gustavus imposed upon the terrified estates at the bayonet's point, converted a weak and disunited republic into a strong but limited monarchy, in which the balance of power inclined,.
All equipment is white except the cap box and bayonet scabbard which are black.
On six occasions, the Zulu got within the entrenchments, to be driven back each time at the bayonet's point.
He was in the act of issuing his orders when a psychological wave swept through the fighting-line, and the men rose and rushed the village at the point of the bayonet.
The Greek entrenchments were stormed at the point of the bayonet by Ibrahim's fellahin at the first onset; the defenders broke and fled, leaving 600 dead on the field.
An immense mass meeting was held on the 30th of June, which sent a committee to the king with specific demands for radical reforms. Finding himself without support, he yielded without a struggle, dismissed his ministry and signed a constitution on the 7th of July 1887, revising that of 1864, and intended to put an end to personal government and to make the cabinet responsible only to the legislature; this was called the " bayonet constitution," because it was so largely the result of the show of force made by the Honolulu Rifles.
And the excited, alien face of that man, his bayonet hanging down, holding his breath, and running so lightly, frightened Rostov.