English to Afrikaans Meaning :: dragoon

Dragoon :
Dragoon
- Dragoondragooneddragooningdragonders
 

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Noun(1) a member of a European military unit formerly composed of heavily armed cavalrymen
Verb(1) compel by coercion, threats, or crude means(2) subjugate by imposing troops

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(1) Cavalry forces evolved into four categories throughout the ages: the cuirassier or heavy cavalryman, the lancer, the dragoon or mounted infantryman, and the light cavalry.(2) But Kent was in a dragoon regiment and the half jacket you wear is typical for hussar uniforms.(3) However, it is almost certain he and other top officials will spend the summer attempting to dragoon local officials and businessmen into slowing development.(4) The whips who failed miserably to dragoon the rebels through the ÔÇÿNoÔÇÖ lobby on Wednesday wearily admit that a mass revolt by more than a third of backbenchers cannot be passed off as a mere blip.(5) It is possible that the red uniforms of several British dragoons may have been glimpsed on Novikov's estate.(6) The politically innocent Dave is dragooned into impersonating the real president, in order to hide the truth from the public.(7) We have recently added a troop of dragoons to the regiment.(8) Like other forms of body armour, metal helmets were generally abandoned in Latin Europe around 1660, but were revived around 1810 for units of heavy cavalry and dragoons , and are still worn by such units on formal occasions.(9) After sitting through the tedious mutualisation vote, he was dragooned by the bossy PR woman from during the question time session for group managing director.(10) The Patriot delivers in the form of Colonel William Tavington of the green dragoons .(11) Fired on by guns from both flanks and to the front, he and a few dragoons reached the Russian line before retreating.(12) So Saturday last weekend I was dragooned into being a judge at a local school's speech contest.(13) The commander of the dragoons was court-martialled, and shot himself.(14) As she traced the zipper outline of the case, she explained to Brian, ÔÇÿThere's a party tonight, and I was dragooned into going.ÔÇÖ(15) It is a painting I often have in mind when I write about my dragoons .(16) Cavalry was essential to pursue the hard-riding Indians - at first, a full regiment of dragoons was drummed to the colors, and then a second regiment.
Synonyms
Noun
1. cavalryman ::
Kavallier
2. mounted soldier ::
gemonteer soldaat
3. knight ::
ridder
4. chevalier ::
Chevalier
5. hussar ::
Hussar
6. cavalier ::
onverskillige
Verb
7. coerce ::
dwing
8. pressure ::
druk
9. press ::
pers
10. push ::
druk
11. force ::
krag
12. compel ::
dwing
13. impel ::
voortdrijven
14. hound ::
hond
15. harass ::
teister
16. nag ::
nag
17. harry ::
Harry
18. badger ::
Das
19. goad ::
prikkels
20. pester ::
teister
21. browbeat ::
donder
22. bludgeon ::
knots
23. bully ::
boelie
24. twist someone's arm ::
draai iemand se arm
25. strong-arm ::
sterk-arm
26. railroad ::
spoorweg
Different Forms
dragoon, dragooned, dragooning, dragoons
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