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  • n. Plural form of carbineer.


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  • A Belgian soldier belonging to a battalion of cyclist carbineers, who had been wounded and made prisoner, was bound to a telegraph pole on the St. Trond road and shot.

    New York Times Current History: The European War from the Beginning to March 1915, Vol 1, No. 2 Who Began the War, and Why?

  • Besides these, there were four officers, a band, and sixteen mounted carbineers.

    The Prince and Betty

  • She -- as she assured them -- had descended from the heights of the Comandancia (her husband had been a commander of the carbineers) to the wretchedness of running a boarding-house, yet she was resigned, and her lips curled in

    The Quest

  • "Go away, Signorina, I beseech you," exclaimed the Colonel of carbineers.

    The Net

  • Voices, footsteps, sounded outside and a man in the cocked hat and uniform of a lieutenant of carbineers came briskly into the hall and saluted his superior.

    The Net

  • No! Send back the armed men, give me ten thousand of your American dollars, and ten of my carbineers, and I will catch Cardi, though it would require the cunning of the devil.

    The Net

  • They scoured the mountains and patrolled the roads; they searched the houses and farms, the valleys and thickets, and as the days dragged on, proving the futility of their efforts, still more carbineers arrived.

    The Net

  • I have begun already and I have accomplished more than Colonel Neri and his carbineers.

    The Net

  • For by this time the patrol-boat with the carbineers had reached the steamer's side and a boarding-ladder had been thrown across her quarter.

    Never-Fail Blake

  • To-morrow morning you will report yourself to the captain of the carbineers.



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