That is brigandage, which is denounced by the laws of Sicily.
brigandage was long chronic here, and the brigands were Mexicans.
In 1380 he was sent into Languedoc to suppress disturbances and brigandage, provoked by the harsh government of the duke of Anjou.
But brigandage in Spanish times was very mild compared with what it is now.
Meanwhile the country was afflicted by famine, brigandage, and all the disorders of a feeble and corrupt administration.
The campaign was “a punitive expedition for the suppression of brigandage.”
It is brigandage, to waylay and take as prisoners two distinguished women.
War was the profession of your true chevalier and brigandage his pastime.
These are the means resorted to in regions where brigandage is endemic.
All three are out, and there is no hope left for this nights brigandage.
c.1400, "lightly armed foot soldier," from Old French brigand (14c.), from Italian brigante "trooper, skirmisher, foot soldier," from brigare (see brigade). Sense of "one who lives by pillaging" is from early 15c., reflecting the lack of distinction between professional mercenary armies and armed, organized criminals.