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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of dragoon.

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Examples

  • Subsequently both plans were renamed, the latter becoming Operation Overlord, the former becoming Operation Dragoon; a name supposedly picked by Winston Churchill, who was opposed to the plan, and claimed to having been "dragooned" into accepting it.

    October 2005

  • Subsequently both plans were renamed, the latter becoming Operation Overlord, the former becoming Operation Dragoon; a name supposedly picked by Winston Churchill, who was opposed to the plan, and claimed to having been "dragooned" into accepting it.

    Cool Picture

  • President Mbeki said in an interview earlier this month Pretoria would not dictate policy to Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, nor would it be "dragooned" into overthrowing his government.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Poitou, already "dragooned" in 1681 by the intendant Marillac, had just been so well labored with by

    The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 12

  • The State had been, as he phrased it, "dragooned" out of the Union; and President Lincoln was perfectly justified in calling for troops after the seizure of the forts and arsenals.

    Admiral Farragut

  • Remembering how Calvin himself "dragooned" Geneva, let us be thankful for the fortune which, in one of the most critical periods of history, raised to the highest position in Christendom a man who was something more than a sectarian.

    The Unseen World, and Other Essays

  • Remembering how Calvin himself "dragooned" Geneva, let us be thankful for the fortune which, in one of the most critical periods of history, raised to the highest position in Christendom a man who was something more than a sectarian.

    The Unseen World and Other Essays

  • There is some muttering about being 'dragooned', but I do not take insubordination from the lower ranks.

    Home | Mail Online

  • Towards 1pm I'm dragooned into an extra bit of programming, a Quick-Draw event, due to Matt Feazell having to leave for a family emergency.

    Kids Read Comics Report (with preamble)

  • Towards 1pm I'm dragooned into an extra bit of programming, a Quick-Draw event, due to Matt Feazell having to leave for a family emergency.

    Archive 2010-06-01

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