Definition of Brigand. Meaning of Brigand. Synonyms of Brigand

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Definition of Brigand

Brigand
Brigand Brig"and (br[i^]g"and), n. [F. brigand, OF. brigant light-armed soldier, fr. LL. brigans light-armed soldier (cf. It. brigante.) fr. brigare to strive, contend, fr. briga quarrel; prob. of German origin, and akin to E. break; cf. Goth. brikan to break, brakja strife. Cf. Brigue.] 1. A light-armed, irregular foot soldier. [Obs.] 2. A lawless fellow who lives by plunder; one of a band of robbers; especially, one of a gang living in mountain retreats; a highwayman; a freebooter. Giving them not a little the air of brigands or banditti. --Jeffery.

Meaning of Brigand from wikipedia

- plunder. It is practiced by a brigand, a person who usually lives in a gang and lives by pillage and robbery. The word brigand entered English as brigant...
- A brigand is a person who practices brigandage The term brigand or brigands may also refer to: outlaw Brigands (film), 1996 The Brigand (film), 1952 The...
- The Bristol Brigand was a British anti-shipping/ground attack/dive bomber aircraft, developed by the Bristol Aeroplane Company as a replacement for the...
- The Brigand of Kandahar is a 1965 British adventure film directed by John Gilling and starring Ronald Lewis, Oliver Reed and Duncan Lamont. Case, a British...
- Brigands, chapitre VII (internationally released as Brigands) is a 1996 French drama film written and directed by Otar Iosseliani. The film entered the...
- "Zi 'Beppe" (Atella, 18 December 1820 - Atella, 1892), was an Italian brigand, the most distinguished of the Lucan banditry. He was, with Giovanni 'Coppa'...
- to cope with the extra performance, which saw the Brigand capable of 150 mph (241 km/h). The Brigand could be distinguished from the Britannia by the bulge...
- The Brigand is a 1952 American adventure romance film directed by Phil Karlson. It is the second film that Anthony Dexter made for producer Edward Small...
- Calabria and Abruzzo, but the brigands were not a homogeneous group, nor did they operate with any common cause. Amongst the brigands were a mixture of people...
- set up by Tamil Nadu and Karnataka Government to apprehend the forest brigand, Veerappan. He also served as the vice chairman of the Sports Development...
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