Will he get his carbine free before I reach him, or can I kill him first?
As you can see on your screens, this young soldier is trying to strangle me with the barrel of his carbine.
Also, by carrying an M-4 carbine, everybody knew I was carrying something that could stitch even U.S. body armor.
Washington pointed to Brown, who was kneeling beside him reloading his carbine, and said, “This is Osawatomie.”
In one of the huts was discovered the barrel of a carbine and percussion lock.
With his right hand he carefully replaced his carbine in its sling.
A tingle went through all my bones, and I only longed for my carbine.
"Always like to be on time at a party," said the rough rider, levelling his carbine.
The old man's hands twisted and trembled round the barrel of the carbine, and he swallowed once with some difficulty.
Repeated louder, and a carbine fired, the result was the same.
short rifle, 1580s, from French carabine (Middle French carabin), used of light horsemen and also of the weapon they carried, of uncertain origin, perhaps from Medieval Latin Calabrinus "Calabrian" (i.e., "rifle made in Calabria"). A less-likely theory (Gamillscheg, etc.) connects it to Old French escarrabin "corpse-bearer during the plague," literally (probably) "carrion beetle," said to have been an epithet for archers from Flanders.