English: what does dragoon mean?

Tutoring English, so many word discoveries happen. The tutor mentions dragoon.

dragoon (1. noun:military):

soldier on horseback; cavalry soldier.

dragoon (2. verb):

to cause someone to do something they would rather not, by manipulation or intimidation.

I’ve been known to dragoon my kids to practice the piano.

Source:

Barber, Katherine, et al (editors). Oxford Canadian Dictionary of Current English. Don Mills: Oxford University Press, 2005.

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