: a 2-masted sailing ship that is square-rigged except for a fore-and-aft mainsail
Examples of brigantine in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebMoreland, who has more than 30 years experience sailing topsail schooners, brigantines, brigs and barques, as well as five world voyages under his belt, said the Picton Castle will be hosting a range of school groups on the vessel.
Jennifer Larino, NOLA.com, 6 Mar. 2018
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