brigade

Definitions:

A body of troops, under a general officer, consisting of a number of regiments, squadrons, or battalions; an organized body with a uniform.
- Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914. (noun) (n.) (noun)
A body of soldiers, whether of infantry or cavalry, consisting of several regiments, but of no fixed number.
- Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874. (noun) (n.) (noun)
To form into a brigade.
- The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919. (verb) (v. t.) (verb transitive)
To form into brigades.
- The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899. (verb) (v. t.) (verb transitive)
A division of troops under a general officer.
- The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894. (noun) (n.) (noun)
A subdivision of an army, usually consisting of two or more regiments, under the command of a brigadier general; an organized body acting under authority; as, a fire brigade.
- The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919. (noun) (n.) (noun)
A body of troops consisting of two or more regiments of infantry or cavalry, and commanded by a general- officer, two or more of which form a division.
- The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899. (noun) (n.) (noun)

Usage examples:

Colonel Dougherty, of the Twenty- second Illinois, commanding the second brigade was wounded and taken prisoner.
- From Fort Henry to Corinth by Manning Ferguson Force
We had stayed too long at Brigade Headquarters getting the details of the night's plan.
- Letters from France by C. E. W. Bean
But there are Scotch regiments with the French army, and a brigade of Irish.
- Bonnie Prince Charlie A Tale of Fontenoy and Culloden by G. A. Henty