What does the word Carabine mean?

Usage examples for Carabine

  1. She is a most accomplished harpy, Carabine says. – Cousin Betty by Honore de Balzac
  2. " Your arm is not a match for your name, my child," said Jenny Cadine, to whom Carabine had introduced this masterpiece of sixteen, having brought her with her. – Cousin Betty by Honore de Balzac
  3. He left the field; but prodigal of life, Unwearied Francis still prolong'd the strife; Till a chance carabine attained his head, And stretch'd the hero mid the vulgar dead. – The Columbiad by Joel Barlow