hermaphrodite brig

hermaphrodite brig

noun
a two-masted sailing vessel, square-rigged on the foremast and fore-and-aft-rigged on the mainmast.
Also called brigantine.


Origin:
1830–40

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hermaphrodite brig
 
n
Also called: brigantine a sailing vessel with two masts, rigged square on the foremast and fore-and-aft on the aftermast

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