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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 bri·gade /brɪˈged/

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.
 Note:Two or more brigades constitute a division, commanded by a major general; two or more divisions constitute an army corps, or corps d'armée. [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: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

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

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : army unit smaller than a division
      v : form or unite into a brigade