Brigade

Definition of Brigade

Bri`gade´
n.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.
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.
v. t.1.(Mil.) To form into a brigade, or into brigades.
[imp. & p. p. Brigaded; p. pr. & vb. n. Brigading.]

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