| Share
 

Dictionary


brig



Pronunciation: (brig), [key]
n.
1. Naut.
a. a two-masted vessel square-rigged on both masts.
b. (formerly, in the U.S. Navy) an armed brig-rigged or brigantine-rigged vessel.
c. the compartment of a ship where prisoners are confined.
2. a place of confinement or detention, esp. in the U.S. Navy or Marines; guardhouse.

Brig.




1. brigade.
2. brigadier.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

Brieuxbrigade
See also:

 

Related Content