Definition of Carabines

1. Verb. (third-person singular of carabine) ¹



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Definition of Carabines

1. carabine [n] - See also: carabine

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Carabines

car window
carabao
carabaos
carabid
carabid beetle
carabids
carabin
carabine
carabined
carabineer
carabineers
carabiner
carabinero
carabineros
carabiners
carabines (current term)
carabinier
carabiniere
carabinieri
carabiniers
carabining
carabins
caraboid
caracal
caracals
caracara
caracaras
caracca
caraccas
carack

Literary usage of Carabines

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1. The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England by Edward Hyde Clarendon (1849)
"... but that whole wing, having unskilfully discharged their carabines and pistols into the air, wheeled about, our horse charging them in flank and rear, ..."

2. Peveril of the Peak by Walter Scott (1879)
"One wary and well-mounted trooper rode about two hundred yards in advance; followed, at about half that distance, by two more, with their carabines advanced ..."

3. The History of the Civil Wars of France by Arrigo Caterino Davila, Charles Cotterell, William Aylesbury, Roger L'Estrange (1678)
"... of their quarters > and alfo was of great uie for cutting wood, and to feed the carabines ... carabines."

4. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley (1858)
"Several improvement! in breech-loading carabines have recently bee; made in the United States, and submitted fo trial to an ordnance board at West Point ..."

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