Carabineer Car`a*bi*neer" (k[a^]r`[.a]*b[i^]*n[=e]r"), n. A carbineer. [1913 Webster]

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  • Carabineer — (Carbineer, engl., spr. nīr), Karabinier (s.d.) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • carabineer — 1670s, mounted soldier armed with a carbine, from Fr. carabinier (17c.), from carabine carbine (see CARBINE (Cf. carbine)). It. carabinieri soldiers serving as a police force is the same word …   Etymology dictionary

  • carabineer — or carabinier [kar΄ə bə nir′] n. [Fr carabinier < carabine, CARBINE] a soldier armed with a carbine …   English World dictionary

  • carabineer — or carabinier noun Etymology: French carabinier, from carabine carbine Date: 1672 a cavalry soldier armed with a carbine …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Carabineer — A number of words are derived from the carbine firearm: * Carabinier, a carbine carrying cavalry soldier * Carabinieri, the Italian gendarmerie * Carabiner, a rope connecting device …   Wikipedia

  • carabineer — /kahr euh beuh near /, n. carbineer. Also, carabinier. * * * …   Universalium

  • carabineer — Synonyms and related words: Nimrod, Zouave, archer, artilleryman, bersagliere, bowman, cannoneer, chasseur, crack shot, dead shot, deadeye, dogface, doughfoot, expert rifleman, foot soldier, footslogger, fusileer, good shot, grenadier, grunt, gun …   Moby Thesaurus

  • carabineer — n. cavalry soldier that carries a carbine gun …   English contemporary dictionary

  • carabineer — [ˌkarəbɪ nɪə] (also carabinier) noun historical a cavalry soldier whose principal weapon was a carbine. Origin C17: from Fr. carabinier, from carabine (see carbine) …   English new terms dictionary

  • carabineer — car·a·bi·neer …   English syllables

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