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Variant of carabineer.


(ˌkɑːbɪˈnɪə) ,




(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) (formerly) a soldier equipped with a carbine


(ˌkɑr bəˈnɪər)

also carabineer

a soldier armed with a carbine.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.carbineer - a soldier (historically a mounted soldier) who is armed with a carbine
rifleman - a soldier whose weapon is a rifle
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The convenient carbineer attachment is ideal for connecting a reusable water bottle-leaving you hands free as you go to and from class.
11) Margaret Carnegie & Frank Shields, In search of Breaker Morant: balladist and bushveldt carbineer (Armadale, Vic.
The Urchin ships with a carbineer for hooking on a belt loop or backpack, a suction cup for sticking to a shower tile, and a screw mount attachment for the dash of a car, or it can be used with the optional bike mount or strap attachment.
See also GEORGE Witton, Scapegoats of the Empire: The True Story of Breaker Morant'S Bushveldt carbineers (2009); Lieutenant Commander David D.
Carbineers Small type, Quick draws 12 cm, Descender fig-8 with clip, Descender Rig, ECG Machine, Automated External Defibrillator (AED), Interferential Therapy Unit, Computerized Traction Unit.
A few regiments other than the Bushveldt Carbineers resorted to terror during the South African War and headquarters failed to punish them--while urging the Army to wage war harshly.
His three columns consisted of 5,000 redcoats, a volunteer corps of carbineers, and a hastily trained Natal Native Contingent, with himself commanding the center column.
One of these, the Bushveldt Carbineers, was the unit of the infamous Harry "Breaker" Morant who was tried and hanged for executing Boer prisoners.