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Brigantine



a two-masted sailing vessel, square-rigged on the foremast and having a fore-and-aft mainsail with square upper sails.
hermaphrodite brig.
Historical Examples

A Roving Commission G. A. Henty
The Sailor’s Word-Book William Henry Smyth
Our Sailors W.H.G. Kingston
The Corsair King Mr Jkai
The Memoirs of the Conquistador Bernal Diaz del Castillo, Vol 2 (of 2) Bernal Diaz del Castillo
The Corsair King Mr Jkai
Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 12, August, 1863, No. 70 Various
A Pirate of the Caribbees Harry Collingwood
In Greek Waters G. A. Henty
A Pirate of the Caribbees Harry Collingwood

noun
a two-masted sailing ship, rigged square on the foremast and fore-and-aft with square topsails on the mainmast
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