Carbineer
Carbineer Car`bi*neer", n. [F. carabinier.] (Mil.) A soldier armed with a carbine. [1913 Webster]

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  • carbineer — [kär΄bə nir′] n. CARABINEER …   English World dictionary

  • carbineer — /kahr beuh near /, n. (formerly) a soldier armed with a carbine. Also, carabineer, carabinier. [1795 1805; earlier carabineer; see CARBINE, EER] * * * …   Universalium

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

  • carbineer — car•bi•neer [[t]ˌkɑr bəˈnɪər[/t]] also carabineer n. mil a soldier armed with a carbine • Etymology: 1795–1805 …   From formal English to slang

  • carbineer — /kabəˈnɪə/ (say kahbuh near) noun → carabineer …   Australian English dictionary

  • carbineer — noun a soldier (historically a mounted soldier) who is armed with a carbine • Syn: ↑carabineer, ↑carabinier • Derivationally related forms: ↑carbine (for: ↑carabineer) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • carbinier — carbineerˈ, carabineerˈ, carbinierˈ or carabinierˈ noun 1. A soldier armed with a carbine 2. A light cavalryman 3. A soldier of the 6th Dragoon Guards (from 1939, 3rd Carabineers) • • • Main Entry: ↑carbine …   Useful english dictionary

  • Natal Carbineers — The Natal Carbineers Regimental Colour Active Country …   Wikipedia

  • carabinier — noun a soldier (historically a mounted soldier) who is armed with a carbine • Syn: ↑carbineer, ↑carabineer • Derivationally related forms: ↑carbine (for: ↑carabineer) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Carabineer — Car a*bi*neer (k[a^]r [.a]*b[i^]*n[=e]r ), n. A carbineer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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