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car·a·bi·neer

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

[French carabinier, from carabine, carbine; see carbine.]
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carabineer

(ˌkærəbɪˈnɪə) or

carabinier

n
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) variant forms of carbineer
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car•bi•neer

(ˌkɑr bəˈnɪər)

also carabineer



n.
a soldier armed with a carbine.
[1795–1805]
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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 ?
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.
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."
The Great Wall Counter-terrorism Forum is a high-standard event, which demonstrated the PAP's vigorous training and excellent facilities, said Dumitru Stoica, commander of battalion from the general inspectorate of carabineers of Moldova's internal affairs ministry.
The equipment was set up such that for every jump squat set, two looped resistance bands (Theraband CLX bands, Akron, Ohio) were attached with carabineers to heavy weights on either side of the participant.
The DOT also provided funds amounting to P629,000 to the LGU for the procurement of livelihood gear that include kayaks with paddles, personal flotation devices, fishermen's hats, rash guards, first-aid kits, tents, solar lamps, beach umbrellas, plastic tables, monoblock chairs, abseiling ropes, harnesses, carabineers and various office supplies for Bayakha Falls, Ladder-Bangon Falls and Sitio Marag Mangroves.
The agency also provided P692,000 to local governments for the procurement of livelihood gear, including kayak with paddles, personal flotation device, fisherman's hats, rash guards, first aid kits, tents, solar lamps, beach umbrella, plastic tables, monoblock chairs, abseiling ropes, harness, carabineers and various office supplies in three of Eastern Samar's tourist destinations - Bayakha Falls, Bangon Ladder Falls and Sitio Marag Mangroves.
The DOT also provided a fund worth P629,000 to the LGU for the procurement of livelihood gears that include kayak with paddles, personal flotation device, fisherman's hat, rash guards, first -aid kits, tents, solar lamps, beach umbrella, plastic tables, monoblock chairs, abseiling ropes, harness, carabineers and various office supplies for Bayakha Falls, Ladder-Bangon Falls and Sitio Marag Mangroves.