Definition of Brigs

1. Noun. (plural of brig) ¹



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Definition of Brigs

1. brig [n] - See also: brig

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Brigs

brighter
brightest
brightfield
brightish
brightly
brightness
brightness constancy
brightness difference threshold
brightness level
brightnesses
brights
brightsome
brightwork
brightworks
brigose
brigs (current term)
brigue
brigued
brigues
briguing
briguings
brik
briks
brill
brill-zinsser disease
briller
brillest
brilliance
brilliances
brilliancies

Literary usage of Brigs

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1. Thirty Years' View; Or, A History of the Working of the American Government by Thomas Hart Benton (1856)
"31 frigates, 30 steam vessels, and 45 gun brigs, schooners, and cutters, not including the 30 steamers and 24 sloops in the packet service, at an average ..."

2. The Progress of America, from the Discovery by Columbus to the Year 1846 by John Macgregor (1847)
"Total coastwise—ships, 17; barques, 55 ; brigs, 182; schooners, 929. The whole number of arrivals, during the year 1844, was 1620. Of this number there were ..."

3. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1848)
"1 bark and 6 brigs, Swedish ; 2 brigs, Spanish ; 1 bark, 1 brig, and 1 schooner, ... Of the foreign clearances, 3 ships, 17 barks, 219 brigs, ..."

4. A Complete Word and Phrase Concordance to the Poems and Songs of Robert by J. B. Reid (1889)
"A venerable Chief advanc'd in years ; The brigs of Ayr. 13. Venetian. .... The brigs of Ayr. 4, Their zealous herds are vex'd an* ..."

5. Reports of Cases Ruled and Adjudged in the Courts of Pennsylvania, Before by Alexander James Dallas, Frederick Charles Brightly, Pennsylvania Supreme Court (1905)
"Three brigs. service of these states, duly commissioned, sailed from New London, in the state of Connecticut, the 29th of August 1770, on a cruise. ..."

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