dragoon dragoon

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a member of a European military unit formerly composed of heavily armed cavalrymen
  2. (v) compel by coercion, threats, or crude means
  3. (v) subjugate by imposing troops

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The officers regard Pip as a traitor to his class and plan to lure or dragoon him back above the salt.
  2. Every ballot cast was a ballot for Primp de Rivera and there existed every opportunity for his henchmen to dragoon the illiterate peasantry to the polls and force them to vote.
  3. Zhukov fought in World War I as a Czarist dragoon, in 1918 suited up as a Red Army cavalryman.

News

  1. Search and rescue crews busy in Cochise County this week

    COCHISE COUNTY - Rescuers have been busy this week in Cochise County. On Tuesday the Cochise County Sheriff's Office got a call just before 8 a.m. about three people lost in the Dragoon Mountains. The caller said she was with her fiancee and another male friend who had been hiking for a couple of days in the mountains and they were lost. The caller also said the group had been without water for ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: KVOA Tucson

  2. Search and rescue deploys twice in two days

    SIERRA VISTA — Cochise County Search and Rescue volunteers, along with Arizona Department of Public Safety helicopters, responded to two incidents of lost hikers in Cochise County in recent days. Shortly before 8 a.m. on Tuesday, the Cochise County Sheriff’s Office was advised of three people who had gotten lost and were without water after hiking for a couple of days in the Dragoon Mountains ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Sierra Vista Herald

  3. Microsoft announces Crimson Dragon is exclusive to Xbox One [Update: Trailer added]

    Microsoft has announced that Crimson Dragon , a planned XBLA Kinect title from Yukio Futatsugi, the creator of Panzer Dragoon , will release as an exclusive on Xbox One . The company showed a quick video of the game during today's press conference, and it looks very similar to the original build, with dragon-riding, Kinect-controlled shooter gameplay. Stay tuned for more, including a release ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Joystiq

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Quotes

  1. "I personally would like to bring a tortoise onto the stage, turn it into a racehorse, then a hat, a song, a dragoon and a fountain of water," wrote playwright Eugene Ionesco. "One can dare anything in theater, and it's the place where one...
    on Aug 12, 2009 By: Eugene Ionesco Source: Washington Observer Reporter

  2. "If you can dragoon millions of people into spending on new equipment, good luck to you, but there will be a huge amount of political protest," warns Elstein.
    on Oct 13, 2007 By: David Elstein Source: Telegraph.co.uk

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