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Origin of carbine
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Will he get his carbine free before I reach him, or can I kill him first?The Real Memorial Day: Oliver Wendell Holmes's Salute To A Momentous American Anniversary|Malcolm Jones|May 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As you can see on your screens, this young soldier is trying to strangle me with the barrel of his carbine.This 1979 Novel Predicted Putin’s Invasion Of Crimea|Michael Weiss|May 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Washington pointed to Brown, who was kneeling beside him reloading his carbine, and said, “This is Osawatomie.”When Robert E. Lee Met John Brown and Saved the Union|Michael Korda|May 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
"I spent a career carrying typically either a M16, and later a M4 carbine," he said.
Also, by carrying an M-4 carbine, everybody knew I was carrying something that could stitch even U.S. body armor.Don’t Arm America: A Soldier’s Reply to Connecticut Shooting|Tony Schwalm|December 18, 2012|DAILY BEAST
As he stood, gloomily lost in the horror of the moment, another carbine was fired, accompanied by shouts from the soldiers.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
But the jar threw my six-shooter where I couldn't reach it, and the carbine was jammed in the stirrup-leather on the wrong side.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
Trevithick invented and made a carbine with a short barrel of large bore, having a hollow frame-work stock.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2)|Francis Trevithick
"Back your horse clear of the trail," he said, and there was a rattle as he flung his carbine across the saddle.Winston of the Prairie|Harold Bindloss
William Jencks had invented a carbine, and Uncle Sam wanted several thousand guns made in a hurry under the patent.The Wonder Book of Knowledge|Various