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gun brig

noun
1.
a naval brig of the 18th century having from 8 to 12 guns.
Origin of gun brig
1795-1805
1795-1805
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  • I next served with him on board the Pelican, a fourteen gun brig to which he was soon afterwards appointed.

    Will Weatherhelm W.H.G. Kingston

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