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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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Noun1.carabinier - a soldier (historically a mounted soldier) who is armed with a carbine
rifleman - a soldier whose weapon is a rifle
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STEADY: Antoine Carabinier in his wheel Pictures: GARETH JONES
Another Solwayfirth Union son, this time the 18 month old Thrunton Consort TI 29, SRI 37 and out of a Moncur General bred cow made 8,500gns to JI and WN Stout, Stronsay, Orkney, while Thrunton Carabinier (February 2007), by Union and out of a Blelack Jaguarsired dam sold for 7,500gns to Kincraigie Farms, Lumphanan, Banchory.
With the assistance of the Riposto carabinier that was done.
In Montreal, a city whose population grew from 115,000 in 1871 to 470,000 in 1911, prospective 'Saturday soldiers' had a wide choice of active militia units, (9) the most prominent of which were the 5th Royal Scots (founded in 1862), (10) the Victoria Rifles (1862)," the Carabinier Mont-Royal (1869), (12) the Prince of Wales Fusiliers (1870) (13) and the Royal Canadian Hussars (1877).
Trained by McGrath's boss Nicky Henderson, Carabinier will now head totheDoncastersales.
bETTING: 4-6 Bahira, 10-3 Carabinier, Inandover, 25 Granwood, Harrys Whim.
Before that he had shown reasonable form over hurdles." Nicky Henderson, trainer of Carabinier "The step up to three miles will help.
Carabinier, encountering fast ground for the first time, left previous form well behind as he romped home under Tony McCoy in the 2m maiden hurdle.