Definition of dragoon verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

dragoon

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//drəˈɡuːn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//drəˈɡuːn//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they dragoon
BrE BrE//drəˈɡuːn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//drəˈɡuːn//
 
he / she / it dragoons
BrE BrE//drəˈɡuːnz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//drəˈɡuːnz//
 
past simple dragooned
BrE BrE//drəˈɡuːnd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//drəˈɡuːnd//
 
past participle dragooned
BrE BrE//drəˈɡuːnd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//drəˈɡuːnd//
 
-ing form dragooning
BrE BrE//drəˈɡuːnɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//drəˈɡuːnɪŋ//
 
 
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Word Origin early 17th cent. (denoting ‘a kind of carbine ’or‘ musket, thought of as breathing fire’): from French dragon ‘dragon’. Phrasal Verbsdragoon somebody into doing something
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: dragoon