noun brig·and \ˈbri-gənd\

: a robber who travels with others in a group

Full Definition of BRIGAND

:  one who lives by plunder usually as a member of a band :  bandit
brig·and·age \-gən-dij\ noun

Origin of BRIGAND

Middle English brigaunt, from Middle French brigand, from Old Italian brigante, from brigare to fight, from briga strife, of Celtic origin; akin to Old Irish bríg strength
First Known Use: 14th century

Other Legal Terms

actionable, alienable, carceral, chattel, complicity, decedent, larceny, malfeasance, modus operandi

Rhymes with BRIGAND


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