Brigue

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Brigue A cabal, intrigue, faction, contention, strife, or quarrel.
    • v. i Brigue To contend for; to canvass; to solicit.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n brigue A cabal; an intrigue; a faction; contention.
    • brigue To canvass; intrigue.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.i Brigue brig to intrigue
    • n Brigue strife, intrigue
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. brigue, fr. LL. briga, quarrel. See Brigand

Usage

In literature:

In the Canton Valais only the main road from St. Maurice to Brigue is open for automobile traffic.
"The Automobilist Abroad" by M. F. (Milburg Francisco) Mansfield
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