Word Nerds 1.8

Word: Dragoons

Source: Witch of Blackbird Pond, page 157

Context: “You remember Dr. Bulkeley told us he used to be a captain of the dragoons is Barbados”

Dictionary: a member of any of several cavalry regiments in the British army

Ammon Definition: a horseman cavalry soldier

Gunpowder and dirt fly as the 1st Cavalry Division horse detachment make their traditional ‘cavalry charge’ to conclude the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade’s color casing ceremony, March 25, at Cooper Field, Fort Hood, Texas.

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