- (formerly) a soldier armed with a carbine.
Origin of carbineer
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Historical Examples of carbineer
These were Lieutenant Adendorff, of Lonsdale's regiment, and a carbineer.History of the Zulu War
The gray flags were bare except where the Carbineer's body lay.
Or rather one Carbineer—Sergeant Pinale, who has been at the bottom of many an honest contrabandist's misfortune.
But I think the only man killed was a Carbineer, who had his throat cut by a splinter as he lay asleep in his tent.
But just one happened to drop in the Natal Carbineer lines while the horses were being groomed.
carabineer or carabinier (ˌkærəbɪˈnɪə)
- (formerly) a soldier equipped with a carbine