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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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 persecute.
    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.