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brigs

noun , plural of brig

Synonyms and Antonyms of brigs

a place of confinement for persons held in lawful custody
  • the captain ordered that the prisoner be thrown into the brig immediately
Synonyms of brigs

bastilles, big houses [slang], bridewells, calabooses, cans, clinks [slang], coolers, coops, guardrooms, hocks, holds, hoosegows, jails, jailhouses, joints [slang], jugs, lockups, nicks [British slang], pens, penitentiaries, pokeys [slang], prisons, quods [British slang], slams, slammers, stirs [slang], stockades, tolbooths [Scottish]

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