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Definition of "carbines" [carbines]

  • Plural form of carbine. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "carbines" in a sentence
  • "We could even resurrect the old joke about the barely used carbines from the Italian army."
  • "There were also small contracts for equipment, such as rental of pistols and "carbines" and purchase of ammunition for the guns."
  • "Buford deftly employed his small command of dismounted horsemen and their fast-shooting carbines at each crest, retarding the approach of the more powerful and numerous Confederate infantry until the first Federal reinforcements arrived to open the three-day slugfest that followed."