brigade

[b_ɹ_ɪ_ɡ_ˈeɪ_d], [bɹɪɡˈe͡ɪd], [bɹɪɡˈe‍ɪd]

Definitions of brigade:

  1.   A body of troops consisting of two or more regiments of infantry or cavalry, and commanded by a general- officer, two or more of which form a division. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  2.   A body of troops, under a general officer, consisting of a number of regiments, squadrons, or battalions; an organized body with a uniform. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  3.   To form into brigades. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4.   A division of troops under a general officer. – The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  5.   A body of soldiers, whether of infantry or cavalry, consisting of several regiments, but of no fixed number. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  6.   A subdivision of an army, usually consisting of two or more regiments, under the command of a brigadier general; an organized body acting under authority; as, a fire brigade. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7.   To form into a brigade. – The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.

Quotes for brigade:

  1. The anger in the Brigade against those who fought the Republic in the rear was sharpened by reports of weapons, even tanks, being kept from the front and hidden for treacherous purposes. – Bill Alexander
  2. I liked the name Frog Brigade because it lent itself to a lot of cool imagery with the whole frog thing. – Les Claypool
  3. I joined the 800th MP Brigade when they were already deployed. – Janis Karpinski
  4. I knew how many MPs I had assigned to the brigade how many military prison operations I would be running, but we needed to evaluate how many criminal prison operations we could support. – Janis Karpinski
  5. Some of us are like a shovel brigade that follow a parade down Main Street cleaning up. – Donald T. Regan

Usage examples for brigade:

  1. These will be instructed, in absence of further orders, to join you by the south side of the Potomac, one brigade will start to- morrow. ” – Campaign of the Fourteenth Regiment New Jersey Volunteers by J. Newton Terrill
  2. When the mortification of an officer, because of his being appointed to a command inferior to what he considered to be his merits, was communicated to the Duke, he said: " In the course of my military career, I have gone from the command of a brigade to that of my regiment, and from the command of an army to that of a brigade or a division, as I was ordered, and without any feeling of mortification." ” – Character by Samuel Smiles
  3. If, he said, those gentlemen had thought it desirable that the Dutch brigade should remain in the kingdom, they would have done so before. ” – The History of England from the Accession of James II. Volume 5 (of 5) by Thomas Babington Macaulay
  4. “ I can't hold Bluelake with anything less than half a brigade – Oomphel in the Sky by Henry Beam Piper
  5. In half an hour the brigade major's little command was within a thousand yards of Liebenbergspan farm. ” – On the Heels of De Wet by The Intelligence Officer
  6. “ " Perhaps the most brilliant company officer in my brigade wrote the General. ” – The Red Planet by William J. Locke
  7. 15th Infantry Brigade Brig. ” – 1914 by John French, Viscount of Ypres
  8. “ To return to the Regular Brigade About 9 o'clock A. M. it became apparent that the tide of battle was most decidedly against the right wing of the army, and Rousseau's Division was ordered to the support of General McCook. ” – The Regular Brigade of the Fourteenth Army Corps, the Army of the Cumberland, in the Battle of Stone River, or Murfreesboro', Tennessee by Frederick Phisterer
  9. The arrival of the brigade of carts with the supplies, and the news from the outside world, was the great event of the year in the early times at those lonely prairie settlements. ” – By Canoe and Dog-Train by Egerton Ryerson Young
  10. “ I am glad to see you in my brigade but I don't quite understand how it comes that you are still a private. ” – Rodney The Partisan by Harry Castlemon

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