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  • n. Plural form of carabinier.

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Examples

  • Great figures, didn't realize the carabiniers didn't wear boots...

    Austrian Horse Grenadiers

  • By the way, nobody makes carabiniers for the Austrian cavalry.

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • Presumably, this would allow the carabiniers to dismount and fight or patrol on foot.

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • And those red-coated carabiniers are simply stunning.

    Austrian Horse Grenadiers

  • Some heavy carabiniers provided support on the right of the line and a battery of artillery was posted on each flank.

    Grand Manner Napoleonics

  • Plus the heavy cavalry division of carabiniers, cuirassiers, lancers and a battery of horse artillery.

    In The Grand Manner Napoleonics

  • As Davout, I had the command of the largest corps plus a division of elite heavy cavalry carabiniers and cuirassiers.

    In The Grand Manner Napoleonics

  • Or cling desperately to ice-sheathed rock overhangs while their manly owner grapnels for pitons with his carabiniers, or whatever.

    In Memoriam.

  • Napoleon was insistent that heavy cavalry should be formed into autonomous divisions, and both the cuirassiers and the carabiniers figured prominently in the cavalry reserve.

    THE CAMPAIGNS OF NAPOLEON

  • The second component force of the “heavies” was formed by the two regiments of carabiniers; their organization and weapons were identical to those of the cuirassiers, and, after 1809, when they first adopted steel helmets and cuirasses, they were barely distinguishable from their colleagues.

    THE CAMPAIGNS OF NAPOLEON

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