gun brig

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noun

a naval brig of the 18th century having from 8 to 12 guns.

Nearby words

  1. gumsucker,
  2. gumtree,
  3. gumweed,
  4. gumwood,
  5. gun,
  6. gun camera,
  7. gun carriage,
  8. gun control,
  9. gun crew,
  10. gun deck

Origin of gun brig

First recorded in 1795–1805

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