Meaning of “brigand” in the English Dictionary

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"brigand" in British English

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brigandnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbrɪɡ.ənd/ us /ˈbrɪɡ.ənd/ literary

Examples from literature

  • The brigand shouted again, but still we advanced. 
  • The brigands were of necessity scattered singly about the ship. 
  • The outline of the brigand ship came directly under us. 
  • We see plainly enough that you are bad men, brigands, nobodies, liars. 
  • We were afraid you had been captured by brigands. 

(Definition of “brigand” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)