Definitions of dragoon

n a member of a European military unit formerly composed of heavily armed cavalrymen

Type of:
cavalryman, trooper
a soldier mounted on horseback

v subjugate by imposing troops

Type of:
subject, subjugate
make subservient; force to submit or subdue

v compel by coercion, threats, or crude means

railroad, sandbag
Type of:
coerce, force, hale, pressure, squeeze
to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :"She forced him to take a job in the city"

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