Origin of brigand
OTHER WORDS FROM brigandbrig·and·age, nounbrig·and·ish, adjectivebrig·and·ish·ly, adverb
How to use brigand in a sentence
There were but two courses open to the majority of the ex-soldiers—brigandage or service under their new masters.
The regular troops, the constabulary, and other armed forces combined were unable to exterminate brigandage.
In Canada the mounted police have kept brigandage down, and in Mexico the "Rurales" have made an end of the brigands.
In relatively unsettled parts of the United States there has been a considerable amount of a certain kind of brigandage.
The Bourbon dynasty reduced brigandage very much, and secured order on the main high-roads.