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1brig

noun \ˈbrig\

Definition of BRIG

:  a 2-masted square-rigged ship

Illustration of BRIG

Origin of BRIG

short for brigantine
First Known Use: 1712

Other Nautical Terms

avast, aweigh, flotsam, jib, keel, lee, port, starboard, stay

Rhymes with BRIG

2brig

noun

Definition of BRIG

1
:  a place (as on a ship) for temporary confinement of offenders in the United States Navy

Origin of BRIG

probably from 1brig
First Known Use: 1832

Other Military Terms

bivouac, logistics, petard, salient, sally, supernumerary, tactical

3brig

abbreviation

Definition of BRIG

Other Military Terms

bivouac, logistics, petard, salient, sally, supernumerary, tactical

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May 23, 2015
debouch Hear it
to emerge or cause to emerge
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