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also car·a·bi·nier  (kăr′ə-bə-nîr′) or car·bi·neer (kär′bə-)
A soldier armed with a carbine.

[French carabinier, from carabine, carbine; see carbine.]
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(ˌkærəbɪˈnɪə) or


(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) variant forms of carbineer
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(ˌkɑr bəˈnɪər)

also carabineer

a soldier armed with a carbine.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.carabineer - a soldier (historically a mounted soldier) who is armed with a carbine
rifleman - a soldier whose weapon is a rifle
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References in classic literature ?
Pinocchio saw the Carabineer from afar and tried his best to escape between the legs of the big fellow, but without success.
The Carabineer grabbed him by the nose (it was an extremely long one and seemed made on purpose for that very thing) and returned him to Mastro Geppetto.
They said so much that, finally, the Carabineer ended matters by setting Pinocchio at liberty and dragging Geppetto to prison.
learn to read and write, my lad," said Genestas; "come and enlist in my regiment, have a horse to ride, and turn carabineer. If they once sound 'to horse' for something like a war, you will find out that Providence made you to live in the midst of cannon, bullets, and battalions, and they will make a general of you."
Kutuzov accompanied by his adjutants rode at a walking pace behind the carabineers.
Now, for instance, in the next half hour, we may come any moment on three carabineers who would let off their pieces without asking questions.
Just run the tube through the hole intended for a straw, duct tape the small aerator body to the bottle, and use either the loop of the cap or a small carabineer to clip the bait well to your pack
The Houndations training treats from Loving Pets Products ( with a carabineer attached to every bag.
Punch an opening toward the side of each of your prizes card and assemble them together with a carabineer. Keep them at home close to your front entryway and take just the ones you require when you clear out.
Its multi-tool functions include a knife blade edge, gut hook, quarter-inch hex bit driver, hex wrench set (inches or metric), bottle opener, carabineer and ruler (inches or metric).
Featuring i sliding prussic knot and carabineer attachment, the SafeLink combines with a hunter's full-body harness to keep him or her safely tethered to the tree at all times.
The harness is connected with a carabineer to a rope attached to secure mounting that glides along on a steel wire attached to the winery ceiling.