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Noun: dragoon  dru'goon
  1. A member of a European military unit formerly composed of heavily armed cavalrymen
Verb: dragoon  dru'goon
  1. Compel by coercion, threats, or crude means
    "They dragooned him to make dinner for everyone";
    - sandbag, railroad
  2. Subjugate by imposing troops

Derived forms: dragooning, dragooned, dragoons

Type of: cavalryman, coerce, force, hale [archaic], pressure, squeeze, subject, subjugate, trooper

Encyclopedia: Dragoon, Arizona