As nouns the difference between calvary and dragoon
is that calvary
is a life-size representation of the crucifixion of jesus christ on a piece of raised ground while dragoon
) a horse soldier; a cavalryman, who uses a horse for mobility, but fights dismounted.
As a verb dragoon is
to force someone into doing something; to coerce.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
(en proper noun
The hill outside Jerusalem which is traditionally held to be the location of the crucifixion of Jesus.
(lb) A horse soldier; a cavalryman, who uses a horse for mobility, but fights dismounted.
*:His forefathers had been, as a rule, professional men—physicians and lawyers; his grandfather died under the walls of Chapultepec Castle while twisting a tourniquet for a cursing dragoon ; an uncle remained indefinitely at Malvern Hill;.
A carrier of a dragon musket.
A variety of pigeon.
To force someone into doing something; to coerce.