Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See carbine.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Mil.) A carbine.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb To attach via carabiner.
  • noun military A carbine.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Just the way she approaches the Iraq War is something alarming and his picture of her holding a M4 carabine makes the Dukakis tank photo op look like a Patton picture.

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  • I will, however, play my part with my pistols in the approaching melley, in respect my carabine unhappily remains at

    A Legend of Montrose

  • The soldier snatched up his carabine and fired, he knew not well at what, or for what reason.

    Anne of Geierstein

  • Redgauntlet led them through one or two passages (for the house, as we have before said, was very irregular, and built at different times) until they entered an apartment, where a man with shouldered carabine kept watch at the door, but readily turned the key for their reception.

    Redgauntlet

  • Yes | No | Report from paul wrote 3 years 28 weeks ago m1 carabine fun 2 shoot terribly inaccuate like shooting a golf club wimpy reciol no power I put the sights right on a rabbit 5 yards away and missed by four feet

    The Worst Guns of All Time

  • Four or five of them were mounted by servants or inferior retainers, all of whom were well armed with sword, pistol, and carabine.

    Redgauntlet

  • Mais, la, attention, pas de carabine ou mon adorable pied de biche (oui c mon arme prefere dans silent hill ... ca se voit pas), non, on a juste un chien et puis ...

    pinku-tk Diary Entry

  • Voila que je le retrouve mais qu'il me pourchasse avec une carabine et nous tire dessus!

    pinku-tk Diary Entry

  • Pis dans project zero tu massacres pas des infirmieres a coup de pied de biche (oui le pied de biche c super efficace sur les infirmieres, bien mieux que la carabine!!) mais tu prends des fantomes en Photo!!

    pinku-tk Diary Entry

  • Tatua said, “Ugh,” and gave a rattle with the butt of his carabine, which made the timid monarch start; the eyes of the lovely Antoinette flashed fire, but it played round the head of the dauntless American Envoy harmless as the lightning which he knew how to conjure away.

    Novels by Eminent Hands

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  • Older/nonstandard spelling for carbine; compare carabineer. "... is a fire-arm, shorter than the common musket; used by cavalry or the artillery." (citation in list description)

    October 10, 2008