Carabine


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Car´a`bine

    (kăr´å`bīn)
n.1.(Mil.) A carbine.
References in classic literature ?
Each man laid aside the light fowling-piece, which, under the name of a carabine, he carried in virtue of his rank; and divesting himself of every article of exterior or heavy clothing, he stood resembling a dark and fierce looking statue, in the attitude, and nearly in the garb, of nature.
He will not call to the strangers, that they may rise and speak to him with their carabines.
And being no stranger to the art of war, I gave him a description of cannons, culverins, muskets, carabines, pistols, bullets, powder, swords, bayonets, battles, sieges, retreats, attacks, undermines, countermines, bombardments, sea fights, ships sunk with a thousand men, twenty thousand killed on each side, dying groans, limbs flying in the air, smoke, noise, confusion, trampling to death under horses' feet, flight, pursuit, victory; fields strewed with carcases, left for food to dogs and wolves and birds of prey; plundering, stripping, ravishing, burning, and destroying.
1846 Carabine a tige and retained many of the French design features, the most notable being the long range adjustable rear sight.
Les services securitaires ont pu mettre la main sur des armes, dont un fusil mitrailleur de marque FAB de calibre 7,62 mm, un autre fusil de chasse Browning de calibre 12 mm, une carabine a billes et a canon, ainsi que des chargeurs de differentes marques, dont 4 chargeurs pour fusils, un chargeur pour fusil mitrailleur, 30 cartouches pour fusil de chasse, 300 balles intactes, 5 bombes fumigenes, 3 sabres, 2 longs couteaux, 2 batons a decharge electrique.
Carabine (2001: 268) argues that a discourse produces a social/political understanding of a problem and may even produce the problem.
The name "Leatherstocking" refers to the principle protagonist of all five novels, Nathanael or Natty Bumppo, or as he is variously called in the different novels, Pathfinder, La Longue Carabine, Deerslayer, and, most famously, Hawkeye.
Deirdre Carabine, John Scottus Eriugena (NewYork: Oxford University Press, 2000), 29.
Among the cases dealt with by Teesside Magistrates' Court on Monday, February 16, were: Aaron Anthony Carabine, 29, of Malham Gill, Redcar, ned PS315 with PS116 costs for using a vehicle without insurance.
Hear the acoustic-folk duo of Canadians Sheila Carabine and Amanda Walther, March 20 at the Glenridge Performing Arts Center.
Caption: Compared to a French Carabine de chasseurs, modele 1853 (near left), it is obvious where Admiral Dahlgren got his inspiration for the Model 1861 Plymouth Rifle (far left).
I wanted to put lockplate and proof markings on a recently completed reproduction Napoleonic-era "An XII Carabine de Versailles" rifle kit from the Rifle Shoppe.