Origin of brigand
OTHER WORDS FROM brigandbrig·and·age, nounbrig·and·ish, adjectivebrig·and·ish·ly, adverb
How to use brigand in a sentence
The Rome government dismissed these peasant rebels as mere "brigands."
Oh how often have knowledge and keen wits and understandings/ Been as deadly as brigands or ghouls to the wayfarer.
But when the women thought of the bands of brigands who hide in the mountain passes, they began to fear.Alila, Our Little Philippine Cousin|Mary Hazelton Wade
He had dealings with the brigands and was arrested in the suit of the Chauffeurs of Mortagne, in 1809, but acquitted.
Signalized as the hardiest of the indirect allies of the brigands in the affair of the "Chauffeurs of Mortagne."
Indeed he offered no resistance when the "Brigands" stole the government chests.
Underneath wisps of tawny hair, rather Mephistophelian, were clear-blue eyes, brilliant and sharp as a brigands.The Woman Gives|Owen Johnson