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English → English (WordNet) Definition: dragoon dragoon n : a member of a European military unit formerly composed of heavily armed cavalrymen v 1: compel by coercion, threats, or crude means; “They sandbagged him to make dinner for everyone” [syn: sandbag, railroad] 2: subjugate by imposing troops
English → English (gcide) Definition: Dragoon Dragoon \Dra*goon"\ (dr[.a]*g[=oo]n"), n. [F. dragon dragon, dragoon, fr. L. draco dragon, also, a cohort's standard (with a dragon on it). The name was given from the sense standard. See Dragon.] 1. ((Mil.) Formerly, a soldier who was taught and armed to serve either on horseback or on foot; now, a mounted soldier; a cavalry man. [1913 Webster] 2. A variety of pigeon. --Clarke. [1913 Webster] Dragoon bird (Zo["o]l.), the umbrella bird. [1913 Webster] Dragoon \Dra*goon"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dragooned; p. pr. & vb. n. Dragooning.] 1. To harass or reduce to subjection by dragoons; to persecute by abandoning a place to the rage of soldiers. [1913 Webster] 2. To compel submission by violent measures; to harass; to persecute. [1913 Webster] The colonies may be influenced to anything, but they can be dragooned to nothing. --Price. [1913 Webster] Lewis the Fourteenth is justly censured for trying to dragoon his subjects to heaven. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]


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