hermaphrodite brig

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hermaphrodite brig

n. Nautical
A two-masted vessel with a square-rigged foremast and a fore-and-aft-rigged mainmast.

hermaphrodite brig

n
(Nautical Terms) a sailing vessel with two masts, rigged square on the foremast and fore-and-aft on the aftermast. Also called: brigantine

hermaph′rodite brig`


n.
a two-masted sailing vessel, square-rigged on the foremast and fore-and-aft-rigged on the mainmast. Also called brigantine.
[1830–40]
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Noun1.hermaphrodite brig - two-masted sailing vessel square-rigged on the foremast and fore-and-aft rigged on the mainmasthermaphrodite brig - two-masted sailing vessel square-rigged on the foremast and fore-and-aft rigged on the mainmast
sailing ship, sailing vessel - a vessel that is powered by the wind; often having several masts