Associations to the word «Dragoon»


DRAGOON, noun. (military) A horse soldier; a cavalryman, who uses a horse for mobility, but fights dismounted.
DRAGOON, noun. A carrier of a dragon musket.
DRAGOON, noun. A variety of pigeon.
DRAGOON, verb. To force someone into doing something; to coerce.
DRAGOON BIRD, noun. (obsolete) The umbrellabird of South America.
DRAGOON BIRD, noun. (obsolete) The noisy pitta, Pitta versicolor of Australian, New Guinea, and Indonesia.
DRAGOON BIRDS, noun. Plural of dragoon bird

Dictionary definition

DRAGOON, noun. A member of a European military unit formerly composed of heavily armed cavalrymen.
DRAGOON, verb. Compel by coercion, threats, or crude means; "They sandbagged him to make dinner for everyone".
DRAGOON, verb. Subjugate by imposing troops.

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