As nouns the difference between brigade and cushoon
is that brigade
is while cushoon
is the equivalent of a regiment or brigade in 's army they were formed from four teeps (battalions).
A group of people organized for a common purpose.
(military) Military unit composed of several regiments (or battalions) and including soldiers from different arms of service.
(derogatory) A group of people who share views or beliefs.
- a work brigade'''; a fire '''brigade
- More sympathy for career criminals from the bleeding-heart brigade !
* In many countries, a military brigade was traditionally formed from two or more regiments. According to the country and time period, brigade may also designate a much smaller groups of soldiers. A modern US brigade usually consists of three battalions and forms part of a division.
To form troops into a brigade
The equivalent of a regiment or brigade in 's army. They were formed from four teeps (battalions).