The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Dragoon \Dra*goon"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dragooned; p. pr. &
vb. n. Dragooning.]
1. To harass or reduce to subjection by dragoons; to
persecute by abandoning a place to the rage of soldiers.
2. To compel submission by violent measures; to harass; to
The colonies may be influenced to anything, but they
can be dragooned to nothing. --Price.
Lewis the Fourteenth is justly censured for trying
to dragoon his subjects to heaven. --Macaulay.