The Duchess motioned the dragoman away, and scanned the face of the new-comer shrewdly.
At last his dragoman espied a lull, and went again to the battle.
Just as if the two speakers did not understand each other's language, the dragoman had to interpret their questions and answers.
It was only two days ago that we passed Toski, where the dragoman said there had been a fight.
The dragoman stood staring with his mouth half-open, and a curious slaty tint in his full, red lips.
"The Libyan desert," said the dragoman, with a proud wave of his hand.
At these words the dragoman turned pale, but the Sultan turned still paler.
The dragoman sat upon a stone and played nervously with his donkey-whip.
"Whatever you give us," said they, "please put in our own hands," and we acted on the hint to the great disgust of the dragoman.
Their dragoman was called Mahomet, and the principal guide Achmet.
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.