Brig (brig), n.

A bridge. [Scot.] Burns.

 

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Brig, n. [Shortened from Brigantine.] (Naut.)

A two-masted, square-rigged vessel.

Hermaphrodite brig, a two-masted vessel square- rigged forward and schooner-rigged aft. See Illustration in Appendix.

 

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Brig (?), n. [Origin unknown.] (Nav.)

On a United States man-of-war, the prison or place of confinement for offenders.

 

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