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Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • I would soon show her I can fight as well as I can handle the Brig. Two praus.

    The Rescue Joseph Conrad
  • In less than two minutes he was back in the Brig. "All there," as his saying was.

    The Rescue Joseph Conrad
  • It's a present from the builder of this Brig. The best man that ever launched a craft.

    The Rescue Joseph Conrad
  • It is your face that I brought back with me on board my Brig. I don't know why.

    The Rescue Joseph Conrad
  • Had the shot been an inch higher, it would have sunk the Brig.

  • I wish I had him somewhere off the deck of his Brig. I'd teach him how to speak to a gentleman.

    The Northern Iron George A. Birmingham
  • When I looked round there was not a sign of a Brig. I shouted, no one answered.

    The Three Midshipmen W.H.G. Kingston
British Dictionary definitions for Brig.


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