As nouns the difference between cavalry and dragoon
is that cavalry
is (military|uncountable) the military arm of service that fights while riding horses 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?
(military, uncountable) The military arm of service that fights while riding horses.
(military, countable) An individual unit of the cavalry arm of service.
(military, countable) The branch of the military transported by fast light vehicles, also known as mechanized cavalry.
* heavy cavalry
* light cavalry
* mechanized cavalry
* Delamarre, X. & Lambert, P. -Y. (2003). Dictionnaire de la langue gauloise : Une approche linguistique du vieux-celtique continental (2nd ed.). Paris: Errance. ISBN
978 2 87772 369 5, ISBN 2 87772 237 6
(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.