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  • n  a member of a European military unit formerly composed of heavily armed cavalrymen
  • v  compel by coercion, threats, or crude means
  • v  subjugate by imposing troops

  • The officers regard Pip as a traitor to his class and plan to lure or dragoon him back above the salt.
  • She finds her dragoon again at the side of the "Iron Duke" just before the Battle of Waterloo, which is thrown in for good measure.
  • Halting at the bed side of a soldier critically ill with a mastoid infection, Wintle snapped: "It is an offense for a dragoon to die in bed.
News & Articles

  • 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 ...
    June 13, 2013 - KVOA Tucson
  • 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 ...
    June 13, 2013 - The Sierra Vista Herald
  • 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 ...
    June 10, 2013 - Joystiq
Quotes

  • Eugene Ionesco in Washington Observer Reporter
    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...
  • David Elstein in Telegraph.co.uk
    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.

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