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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Brig  \Brig\,  n.  [Origin  unknown.]  (Nav.) 
  On  a  United  States  man-of-war,  the  prison  or  place  of 
  confinement  for  offenders. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Brig  \Brig\  (br[i^]g),  n. 
  A  bridge.  [Scot.]  --Burns. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Brig  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  brig 
  n  1:  two-masted  vessel  square-rigged  on  both  masts 
  2:  a  penal  institution  (especially  on  board  a  ship) 




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