Origin of brigand
Related formsbrig·and·age, nounbrig·and·ish, adjectivebrig·and·ish·ly, adverb
Examples from the Web for brigandage
The sciences and the arts, encouraged, were beginning to diffuse themselves; brigandage was breathing its last sigh.
But brigandage in Spanish times was very mild compared with what it is now.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
The north-west, and indeed parts of the south of France, were still simmering with rebellions and brigandage.The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2)|John Holland Rose
I had read and heard tales of its brigandage, and believed them to be tinged with exaggeration.The Bandolero|Mayne Reid
Marshal Massena was sent to the provinces of Calabria to put a stop to brigandage.