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  • military unit forming part of an army. A brigade usually consists of three battallions and forms part of a division.
  • civilian workforce or organization (e.g. fire brigade)

- The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Bri*gade" (&?;), n. [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.

&fist; 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.

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

- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

Brigade, a body of troops under a general officer, called brigadier, consisting of a number of regiments, squadrons, or battalions.
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