Definition of Dragoons

1. Noun. (plural of dragoon) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of dragoon) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dragoons

1. dragoon [v] - See also: dragoon

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dragoons

dragonne
dragons
dragonskin
dragonskins
dragonslayer
dragonslayers
dragonwort
dragonworts
dragoon
dragoonade
dragoonades
dragooned
dragooner
dragooners
dragooning
dragoons (current term)
dragqueen
dragqueens
dragrope
dragropes
drags
drags on
dragsman
dragsmen
dragster
dragsters
dragstrip
dragstrips
drail
drailed

Literary usage of Dragoons

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1. The Military Laws of the United States: Relating to the Army, Volunteers by United States, John F. Callan (1868)
"That the present regiment of riflemen, formerly the second regiment of dragoons, snall, as soon as it can he effected after the passage of this act, ..."

2. The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography by Historical Society of Pennsylvania (1910)
"MUSTER ROLLS OF THREE TROOPS OF LOYALIST LIGHT dragoons RAISED IN PENNSYLVANIA-. ... The First Troop of Philadelphia Light dragoons was raised by Captain ..."

3. The Invasion of the Crimea: Its Origin and an Account of Its Progress Down by Alexander William Kinglake (1868)
"The 4th Light dragoons was in a somewhat disorganised state, ... Presently the 4th Light dragoons, whilst advancing, was met on its left front by the llth ..."

4. English Army Lists and Commission Registers, 1661-1714 by Charles Dalton (1902)
"1709 he was appointed Capt. in the Earl of Gal way's Regt. of French dragoons in Portugal and was placed on half-pay in 1712. ┬╗ Out of the Regt. in Feb. ..."

5. The Works of A. Conan Doyle by Arthur Conan Doyle (1902)
"XV OF OUR BRUSH WITH THE KING'S dragoons SOME little distance from us a branch road ran into that along which we and our motley assemblage of ..."

6. The Complete Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott by Walter Scott (1900)
"WAR-SONG jJ OF THE ROYAL EDINBURGH LIGHT dragoons In 1797 Scott's ardor led to the formation of the Royal Edinburgh Light dragoons, and he served in it as ..."

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