the heavy mob/brigade

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heavy brigade

A group of heavily armed soldiers. The US is reportedly sending in a heavy brigade to quell unrest in the region.
See also: brigade, heavy

heavy mob

A large group of people, especially one inclined toward violence or unrest. As the demonstration began, a heavy mob of masked men fell upon us and began assaulting anyone carrying a protest sign.
See also: heavy, mob

the ˈheavy mob/brigade

(British English, informal) a group of strong, often violent people employed to do something such as protect somebody: I had to laugh when he turned up at the meeting with his heavy mob, as if he was a mafia boss or something.
See also: brigade, heavy, mob
References in classic literature ?
See how that youngster spreads his men (the light brigade) carefully over the ground, half-way between their own goal and the body of their own players-up (the heavy brigade).
At Waterloo, the 16th Light Dragoons charged the French cavalry to cover the withdrawal of the Heavy Brigade, which had penetrated too far from the British lines.
Boro send the heavy brigade forward whenever they win corners or free kicks.
"I saw Lord Cardigan leave the Heavy Brigade, ride through the right of our squadrons and heard him give orders to Lord George Paget that the Light Brigade should advance, and he ordered them to 'Trot Gallup.'.
The Heavy Brigade that followed was victorious- like our forces, unlike the 'Light Brigade' that Ranawaka the Sinhala Buddhist chose to eulogize?
In 2010, the heavy brigade combat team gunnery manual was changed so that it became a single-source manual for gunnery training.
Along with the other elements of the ERI effort, the heavy brigade will address some of the shortcomings of the US and allied responses to date, such as the absence of a heel-to-toe armored presence.
The crews of vehicles capable of carrying a major weapons system should be qualified on table six (unstabilized platform gunnery) using the heavy brigade combat team gunnery manual as a guide.
The first rumblings from the Heavy Brigade broke out when frock-monger Karl Lagerfield (effeminate and desiccated) dared to mention that fat Adele is, well, fat.
"While PIM is associated with the heavy brigade combat team, it is a full-spectrum operational platform," Furber said.
The SBCT needs to be redesigned to bridge the gap between its modular organization and that of its counterparts, the heavy brigade combat team (HBCT) and the infantry brigade combat team (IBCT).
The commander of Forces Command (FORSCOM), General Campbell, directed the III Corps and XVIII Airborne Corps to develop similar capabilities for the heavy brigade combat teams and the infantry brigade combat teams.
The heavy brigade combat team, depending on the tactical situation, will employ MRAP in pure formations as well as mixed formations with tanks and Bradleys.
The construction industry colonels in charge of the heavy brigade of bulldozers reckon if they can take out Tara, their war is won.
MAJ Gary Ridenhour, recently served as Aide-de-Camp to LTG Steven Boutelle, Army CIO/G6 and is currently serving as the Heavy Brigade Combat Team S6 in the 4th Infantry Division.