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brigand
used in The Return of the King

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Definition
an armed thief — especially a member of a band that resides in the countryside
  • It was no brigand or orc-chieftain that ordered the assault upon the Lord of Mordor's greatest foe.
    5.4 — Book 5 Chapter 4 — The Siege of Gondor (70% in)
  • Chapter 6 The Battle of the Pelennor Fields But it was no orc-chieftain or brigand that led the assault upon Gondor.
    5.6 — Book 5 Chapter 6 — The Battle of the Pelennor Fields (0% in)
  • What is the house of Eorl but a thatched barn where brigands drink in the reek, and their brats roll on the floor among their dogs?
    5.8 — Book 5 Chapter 8 — The Houses of Healing (68% in)
  • Why, any brigand of the hills can show as good a following!
    5.10 — Book 5 Chapter 10 — The Black Gate Opens (58% in)

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