Origin of brigand
OTHER WORDS FROM brigandbrig·and·age, nounbrig·and·ish, adjectivebrig·and·ish·ly, adverb
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How to use brigand in a sentence
Men who had fled other camps and been set upon by brigands had been known to beg the nearest Ottoman official they could find to take them back.How Two WWI POWs Conned Their Way Out With a Ouija Board|Margalit Fox|May 31, 2021|The Daily Beast
The Spaniards, indeed, feigned to regard them only as a remnant of the rebels who had joined the pre-existing brigand bands.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
This was the flourishing time of the notorious Fra Diavolo, who began as brigand and blossomed into a patriot.
In the East the brigand has had a freer scope, and has even founded kingdoms.
The patriot band attracts the brigand proper, who is not averse to continue his old courses under an honourable pretext.
A Kurdish brigand chief with a large banking account in England sounds a wildly impossible conception.The Cradle of Mankind|W.A. Wigram