The Duchess motioned the dragoman away, and scanned the face of the new-comer shrewdly.
The only objection is, he's not as good-looking as Monny and I wanted our dragoman to be.
Just as if the two speakers did not understand each other's language, the dragoman had to interpret their questions and answers.
Afterward I learned that he was our dragoman's father; but I was loyal and did not tell.
The dragoman stood staring with his mouth half-open, and a curious slaty tint in his full, red lips.
Three men had come to-day, one who might be a dragoman, and two Europeans.
At these words the dragoman turned pale, but the Sultan turned still paler.
He had engaged Bedr as dragoman, and on leaving had asked for Bedr's card.
"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.
"In order that they may have them small next season," replied his dragoman.
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.