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synonyms for carbine

  • rifle
  • firearm
  • fusil
  • weapon
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How to use carbine in a sentence

As he stood, gloomily lost in the horror of the moment, another carbine was fired, accompanied by shouts from the soldiers.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
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.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Trevithick invented and made a carbine with a short barrel of large bore, having a hollow frame-work stock.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
"Back your horse clear of the trail," he said, and there was a rattle as he flung his carbine across the saddle.
WINSTON OF THE PRAIRIEHAROLD BINDLOSS
William Jencks had invented a carbine, and Uncle Sam wanted several thousand guns made in a hurry under the patent.
THE WONDER BOOK OF KNOWLEDGEVARIOUS
A few carbine and musket shots, from the knoll and house, soon brought them to a halt, and sent them to the right-about.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 67, NUMBER 414, APRIL, 1850VARIOUS
I had just time to shift my carbine to the front under my overcoat and loosen the flap of my holsters when the lady drove up.
A LITTLE UNION SCOUTJOEL CHANDLER HARRIS
Finding his carbine and reloading it, he went over to the dead man, turning the body over.
HUNTER PATROLHENRY BEAM PIPER AND JOHN J. MCGUIRE
I has a forty-four carbine, a forty-five rifle and a thirty rifle.
LEFT ON THE LABRADORDILLON WALLACE
Malco Diaz charged his carbine, shouldered it, and without slackening his horse, fired.
THE GUIDE OF THE DESERTGUSTAVE AIMARD
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CARBINE

  • carbine
  • firearm
  • fusil
  • rifle
  • weapon
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