Calvary vs Dragoon - What's the difference?

calvary | dragoon |


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 is (lb) 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?

calvary

Proper noun

(en proper noun)
  • The hill outside Jerusalem which is traditionally held to be the location of the crucifixion of Jesus.
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    dragoon

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (lb) A horse soldier; a cavalryman, who uses a horse for mobility, but fights dismounted.
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  • *: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.
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  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • To force someone into doing something; to coerce.
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