Definición de brigand en inglés:

brigand

Silabificación: brig·and
Pronunciación: /ˈbrigənd
 
/

sustantivo

literary
  • A member of a gang that ambushes and robs people in forests and mountains.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • This was a reference to the place's reputation in the past as a dangerous spot for highwaymen and brigands.
    • They are yesteryear's forest brigands who have turned protectors.
    • ‘He was a brigand, impostor and forger,’ he says.

Derivativos

brigandage

sustantivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Bodin distinguished between war and other forms of organized violence such as raiding and brigandage.
  • In February 1801 special criminal courts with wide powers were created to deal with brigandage.
  • After nine years of brigandage, he turned back to Wessex and began to ‘contend for the kingdom.’

brigandry

sustantivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Calvinus had died rich, the protector of innumerable sheep-farmers, the scourge of Southern brigandry.
  • In this role he set out to deal with brigandry and banditry of the Isaurian warlord Indacus.
  • After the Jacobite rebellion failed Rob continued his brigandry, and had his finger in more than one illegal pie.

Origen

late Middle English (also denoting an irregular foot soldier): from Old French, from Italian brigante, literally '(person) contending', from brigare 'contend' (see brigade).

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