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The only objection is, he's not as good-looking as Monny and I wanted our dragoman to be.

Then the lady say very quick she will take me for her dragoman.

There had been some dispute about payment, and the Britisher had slapped the dragoman's face.

Afterward I learned that he was our dragoman's father; but I was loyal and did not tell.

Three men had come to-day, one who might be a dragoman, and two Europeans.

It was too late from the moment that dragoman warned—my husband.

He had engaged Bedr as dragoman, and on leaving had asked for Bedr's card.

"The public will frequent this class of case," whispered his dragoman.

His dragoman placed a hand respectfully over the Angel's mouth.

"For the love of justice, sir, be silent," entreated his dragoman.

WORD ORIGIN

early 14c., from Old French drugemen, from late Greek dragoumanos, from Arabic targuman "interpreter," from targama "interpret." Treated in English as a compound, with plural -men.

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