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Definition of Carabine

  • A carbine.

How to use carabine in a sentence. Carabine pronunciation.

Pat Carabine was telling his flock last Sunday of the tortures of the damned, and having said all he could about devils and pitchforks and caldrons, he came to a sudden pause-a blank look came into his face, and, looking round the church and seeing the sunlight streaming through the door, his thoughts went off at a tangent.
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Le poignard hors du fourreau, la carabine à la main, quelques-uns d'entre eux restés sur leurs coursiers se penchent pour éviter lès balles, à moitié protégés par leur monture; d'autres fuient derrière le rocher le plus voisin qui les défend des coups invisibles, ne voulant point rester exposés à périr par les flèches d'ennemis inconnus qui n'osent pas quitter leur retraite sûre des rochers.
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Souvent des coups de carabine et de canon furent tires sur l'appareil a l'instant ou il s'elevait, mais sans resultat.
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As they advanced, one of Renneberg's men-at-arms discharged his carabine at the foremost gentleman, who was no other than burgomaster Hildebrand.
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Next morning, with the money thus procured he purchased a pair of pistols, or small carabines, from a soldier, chaffering long about the price because the vender could not supply a particular kind of chopped bullets or slugs which he desired.
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And see, on his cream-coloured charger Massaniello prances in, and Fra Diavolo leaps down the balcony, carabine in hand; and Sir Huon of Bordeaux sails up to the quay with the Sultan's daughter of Babylon.
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On the 30th of May Lieutenant Thomas Tyrrell arrived safe from Dublin, with his escort, carabines for the Troop, musquets for the Supplementaries and a quantity of ammunition.
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After sending a supply of ammunition to the advanced post at the Turret, and stationing other out-posts, he retired into the house with the main body, from which he selected the best marksmen, and placing them at particular windows gave directions that they should not fire without having their object covered, he had the rest of the men secured behind the walls and incessantly employed in loading musquets and carabines for the marksmen at the windows.
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The life of the theatre, and, above all, the teaching of Jenny Cadine, Madame Schontz, Malaga, and Carabine, as to the way to treat an old man, have developed, in the child whom I had kept in a respectable and not too expensive way of life, all the native Hebrew instinct for gold and jewels-for the golden calf.
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She is a most accomplished harpy, Carabine says.
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This nickname, which gave Carabine's guests laughter for a quarter of an hour, gave rise to a series of over-free jests, to which the Academy could not award the Montyon prize; but among which the name was taken up, to rest thenceforth on the curly mane of the handsome Baron, called by Josepha the splendid Brazilian-as one might say a splendid _Catoxantha_. Carabine, the loveliest of her tribe, whose delicate beauty and amusing wit had snatched the sceptre of the Thirteenth Arrondissement from the hands of Mademoiselle Turquet, better known by the name of Malaga-Mademoiselle Seraphine Sinet (this was her real name) was to du Tillet the banker what Josepha Mirah was to the Duc d'Herouville.
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Now, on the morning of the very day when Madame de Saint-Esteve had prophesied success to Victorin, Carabine had said to du Tillet at about seven o'clock: "If you want to be very nice, you will give me a dinner at the _Rocher de Cancale_ and bring Combabus.
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Carabine placed Combabus on her left, and the Duc d'Herouville on her right.
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And at this stage, at a signal from Carabine to Leon de Lora, Bixiou, la Palferine, and du Tillet, love came under discussion.
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The Brazilian refilled his glass, bowed to Carabine, and drank again.
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Even Carabine said to herself: "What a woman she must be!
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While this conversation, apparently so frivolous, was going on at Carabine's right, the discussion of love was continued on her left between the Duc d'Herouville, Lousteau, Josepha, Jenny Cadine, and Massol.
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Carabine understood him to say _magots_ (baboons).
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At this moment the head-waiter came to whisper to Carabine that a lady, a relation of hers, was in the drawing-room and wished to speak to her.
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Carabine rose and went out to find Madame Nourrisson, decently veiled with black lace.
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Examples of Carabine

Example #1
But, talking of hell, I heard a good story yesterday.
Example #2
And I leave yourself to imagine the groaning that was heard in the church that morning, for weren't they all small tenants?
Example #3
Les cavaliers d'Hassan n'ont que le tems de saisir la bride et de descendre promptement de cheval; mais trois d'entre eux n'y rémonteront plus; l'ennemi qui porte, les blessures mortelles est invisible; le moribond demande en vain vengeance.
Example #4
Le Tartare qui conduisait la troupe mord la poussière!
Example #5
Et, en effet, le general Jourdan proclama hautement les secours qu'il avait retires des observations aeronautiques.
Example #6
C'est a cette bataille que Coutelle, par l'ordre du gouvernement, organisa une compagnie d'aerostiers!