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noun as in musket

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Will he get his carbine free before I reach him, or can I kill him first?

As you can see on your screens, this young soldier is trying to strangle me with the barrel of his carbine.

Washington pointed to Brown, who was kneeling beside him reloading his carbine, and said, “This is Osawatomie.”

"I spent a career carrying typically either a M16, and later a M4 carbine," he said.

Also, by carrying an M-4 carbine, everybody knew I was carrying something that could stitch even U.S. body armor.

As he stood, gloomily lost in the horror of the moment, another carbine was fired, accompanied by shouts from the soldiers.

But the jar threw my six-shooter where I couldn't reach it, and the carbine was jammed in the stirrup-leather on the wrong side.

Trevithick invented and made a carbine with a short barrel of large bore, having a hollow frame-work stock.

"Back your horse clear of the trail," he said, and there was a rattle as he flung his carbine across the saddle.

William Jencks had invented a carbine, and Uncle Sam wanted several thousand guns made in a hurry under the patent.

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On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to carbine, such as: rifle, firearm, fusil, and weapon.

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