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Engineer ran good railroad (7)


I believe the answer is:


Here is my best explanation:

'railroad' is the definition.

('dragoon' can be a synonym of 'railroad')

'engineer ran good' is the subsidiary indication.

'engineer' is an anagram indicator.


'rangood' with letters rearranged gives 'dragoon'.

This clue was last seen in The Times

(Other definitions for dragoon that I've seen before include "Soldier", "Browbeat", "Old heavy cavalryman", "[CARIBINEER]?", "Constrain", "Cavalier", "bully", "Cavalryman; coerce (into doing something)", "Cavalry officer" and "Harass".)


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