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used in Leaves of Grass

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


force someone to do something; or subjugate by imposing troops
  • Now call for the President's marshal again, bring out the government cannon, Fetch home the roarers from Congress, make another procession, guard it with foot and dragoons.
    Book 20 — BY THE ROADSIDE (16% in)
  • Way for the Federal foot and dragoons, (and the apparitions copiously tumbling.
    Book 20 — BY THE ROADSIDE (2% in)

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