brigand brigand

Definition(s):

  • (n) an armed thief who is (usually) a member of a band

Usage(s):

  1. Pirates of the Caribbean is a spookier and more elaborate cruise among brigand lowlifes.
  2. Bond occasionally engaged in fisticuffs with a brigand, but that was just a different kind of workout.
  3. During the rescue, the young woman is kidnapped by the brigand-general who ran over the coolie.

News

  • The Brigand (Sony Choice Collection)

    Highly Recommended Surprisingly nimble, and quite enjoyable, Ruritanian swashbuckler. Sony Picture's fun Choice Collection line of hard-to-find library and cult titles has released The Brigand , the 1952 Edward Small production for Columbia Pictures, starring Small's "discovery," Anthony Dexter (who's just right here in a dual role), along with Jody Lawrance, Gale Robbins, Carl Benton Reid, Ron ...
    on July 27, 2013     Source: DVD Talk

Quotes

  1. Evangelist Pat Robertson, called Prophet Muhammad "an absolute wild-eyed fanatic . . . a robber and brigand . . . a killer".
    on Feb 18, 2008 By: Pat Robertson Source: Media Monitors Network

  2. "It is with a sense of pride and fulfilment that I wish to announce ...... the good news that the notorious forest brigand, bandit, murderer and dacoit Veerappan, along with his entire gang, has been shot dead," said Jayaram Jayalalithaa, chief...
    on Oct 19, 2004 By: J Jayalalithaa Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  3. Pat Robertson on the Sean Hannity radio program said about the Prophet Muhammad: "This man was an absolute wild-eyed fanatic. He was a robber and a brigand. And to say that these terrorists distort Islam, they're carrying out Islam."
    on Jan 10, 2007 By: Sean Hannity Source: American Muslim

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