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Origin of brigand
OTHER WORDS FROM brigandbrig·and·age, nounbrig·and·ish, adjectivebrig·and·ish·ly, adverb
Example sentences from the Web for brigand
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.
Six of them were in Miko's pay; the other three—our own men who had not been killed in the fighting—had joined the brigands.
He was a victim of the band of brigands commanded by Beau-Francois.A Zola Dictionary|J. G. Patterson
Two of the brigands fell upon him, one on each side, when lo!Jack Harkaway and His Son's Escape From the Brigand's of Greece|Bracebridge Hemyng
Whether they caught the brigands at the well or on the way to their mountain homes was of no great importance.The Adventures of Kathlyn|Harold MacGrath
The hordes of brigands harass them in vain; they will not quit the country.Travels in Tartary, Thibet, and China|Evariste Regis Huc