What does brigadier mean?

brigadier meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1670s, "officer in demand of a brigade," from French brigadier, from brigade (see brigade).

brigadier meaning in General Dictionary

an over-all officer position below a significant general

brigadier - German to English


brigadier - French to English

authorities sergeant

Sentence Examples with the word brigadier

Iturbide, who was master of the country for the time, made Santa-Anna brigadier and governor of La Vera Cruz.

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