Dragoonade
Dragoonade \Drag`oon*ade"\, n. See {Dragonnade}. [1913 Webster]

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  • dragoonade — see dragonnade …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dragonnade — Drag on*nade (dr[a^]g [o^]n*n[=a]d ), n. [F., fr. dragon dragoon, because Louis XIV., in persecuting the Protestants of his kingdom, quartered dragoons upon them.] The severe persecution of French Protestants under Louis XIV., by an armed force,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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