Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A soldier armed with a carbine.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See carbineer.

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

  • noun A carbineer.

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

  • noun obsolete A cavalry soldier whose armament was a carbine

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a soldier (historically a mounted soldier) who is armed with a carbine

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[French carabinier, from carabine, carbine; see carbine.]

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