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Historical Examples of carabineer
And she sighed as she looked up at the picture of her Carabineer.The History of Pendennis
William Makepeace Thackeray
The same shell killed eleven horses in the Carabineer lines.Four Months Besieged
H. H. S. Pearse
Not one turban was seen between the battlements, not one carabineer's bayonet in the intrenchment.
Unless you will carry some weapon, I shall have you escorted to Santa Vittoria and back by a carabineer.'Corleone
F. Marion Crawford
This dashing exploit was attended with the loss of only one Scots Grey and one Carabineer wounded.South Africa and the Transvaal War, Vol. V (of VI)
- variants of carbineer
"mounted soldier armed with a carbine," 1670s, from French carabinier (17c.), from carabine "carbine" (see carbine). Italian carabinieri "soldiers serving as a police force" is the same word.