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brigantine


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Brigandine  \Brig"an*dine\,  n.  [F.  brigandine  (cf.  It 
  brigantina),  fr  OF  brigant.  See  {Brigand}.] 
  A  coast  of  armor  for  the  body,  consisting  of  scales  or 
  plates,  sometimes  overlapping  each  other  generally  of  metal, 
  and  sewed  to  linen  or  other  material.  It  was  worn  in  the 
  Middle  Ages.  [Written  also  {brigantine}.]  --Jer.  xlvi.  4. 
 
  Then  put  on  all  thy  gorgeous  arms,  thy  helmet,  And 
  brigandine  of  brass.  --Milton. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Brigantine  \Brig"an*tine\,  n.  [F.  brigantin,  fr  It  brigantino, 
  originally,  a  practical  vessel.  See  {Brigand},  and  cf 
  {Brig}] 
  1.  A  practical  vessel.  [Obs.] 
 
  2.  A  two-masted,  square-rigged  vessel,  differing  from  a  brig 
  in  that  she  does  not  carry  a  square  mainsail. 
 
  3.  See  {Brigandine}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  brigantine 
  n  :  two-masted  vessel  square-rigged  on  the  foremast  and 
  fore-and-aft  rigged  on  the  mainmast  [syn:  {hermaphrodite 
  brig}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Brigantine,  NJ  (city,  FIPS  7810) 
  Location:  39.41352  N,  74.37973  W 
  Population  (1990):  11354  (8796  housing  units) 
  Area:  16.6  sq  km  (land),  8.7  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  08203 




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