Usage examples for carbine

  1. I borrowed a carbine from a wounded man, and joined the remnant of L Troop which was close to the trail. – Notes of a War Correspondent by Richard Harding Davis
  2. Each man was armed with a good carbine, rifle- barrelled and able, like a quick- firing gun, to fire eight or ten shots a minute. – The Prussian Terror by Alexandre Dumas
  3. It's a 25- 35 carbine. – Starr, of the Desert by B. M Bower