Definition of Carabine

1. n. A carbine.



Definition of Carabine

1. Verb. (nautical or rock climbing) To attach via carabiner. ¹

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Definition of Carabine

1. carbine [n -S] - See also: carbine

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Carabine

car sickness
car tire
car traffic
car train
car transporter
car wash
car washes
car wheel
car window
carabao
carabaos
carabid
carabid beetle
carabids
carabin
carabine (current term)
carabined
carabineer
carabineers
carabiner
carabinero
carabineros
carabiners
carabines
carabinier
carabiniere
carabinieri
carabiniers
carabining
carabins

Literary usage of Carabine

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1. The Complete Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott by Walter Scott (1900)
"630 That day young Redmond's death had seen, But twice Matilda came between The carabine and Redmond's breast Just ere the spring his finger pressed. ..."

2. The Story of the Guns by Sir James Emerson Tennent (1864)
"In 1842 the 'Delvigne rifle' was superseded by the carabine, a tige of Colonel Thouvenin, in which, in order to impart rotation to the ball, ..."

3. A Digest of the Law of Scotland: With Special Reference to the Office and by Hugh Barclay, Scotland (1855)
"... carabine from him, M'Lean, 1710 —shooting a person stealing from a potato-pit, 1843, M'Bryde, 1 Broun, 558— shooting a person escaping by night from a ..."

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