Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Word Explorer
Children's Dictionary
Help
Help
Help
 
     

brig

 
pronunciation:
brIg
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a sailing ship with two masts and square sails.
The pirates sailed their brig around Cape Horn.
 
definition 2: a prison on board a ship.
The sailor was thrown into the brig for not following the captain's orders.