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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Brigade \Bri*gade"\, noun [F. brigade, fr. It. brigata troop, crew, brigade, originally, a contending troop, fr. briga trouble, quarrel. See {Brigand}.]

1. (Mil.) A body of troops, whether cavalry, artillery, infantry, or mixed, consisting of two or more regiments, under the command of a brigadier general.

Note: Two or more brigades constitute a division, commanded by a major general; two or more divisions constitute an army corps, or corps d'arm['e]e. [U.S.]

2. Any body of persons organized for acting or marching together under authority; as, a fire brigade.

{Brigade inspector}, an officer whose duty is to inspect troops in companies before they are mustered into service.

{Brigade major}, an officer who may be attached to a brigade to assist the brigadier in his duties.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Brigade \Bri*gade"\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Brigaded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Brigading}.] (Mil.) To form into a brigade, or into brigades.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: army unit smaller than a division


1: form or unite into a brigade

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