a cylindrical socket having one or more L -shaped slots, the longer side parallel and the shorter side perpendicular to the axis of the socket, along which a knoblike projection on the object slides in such a way that a twist of the object when fully inserted locks it into place.
a daggerlike steel weapon that is attached to or at the muzzle of a gun and used for stabbing or slashing in hand-to-hand combat. a pin projecting from the side of an object, as the base of a flashbulb or camera lens, for securing the object in a bayonet socket. to kill or wound with […]
a seaport in NE New Jersey. a seaport in SW France, near the Bay of Biscay. Contemporary Examples We had to leave the Sud Express at Bayonne and took a hard-benched local to St-Jean, a place that Hemingway had greatly enjoyed. Is This Hemingway’s Pamplona or a Lot of Bull? Clive Irving July 12, 2014 […]
- Bayonne ham
noun a mild smoked boneless French ham that is cured in wine and similar to prosciutto; also called jambon Bayonne Word Origin from its origin near Bayonne, France Usage Note cooking
a marshy arm, inlet, or outlet of a lake, river, etc., usually sluggish or stagnant. any of various other often boggy and slow-moving or still bodies of water. Contemporary Examples Most folks call them crayfish, but in the bayou, they are crawfish. Secrets of Creole and Cajun Food Mary Goodbody February 16, 2010 But Hillstomp […]