A two-masted sailing ship with a square-rigged foremast and a fore-and-aft-rigged mainmast.
More example sentences
- The brigantine Young Endeavour, a bicentennial gift from the United Kingdom to Australia, is a unique ship.
- A tall and handsome man stood strong against the blowing wind, gazing out from the bow of a large brigantine ship.
- The chart holds the key to the location of the wreck of an eighteenth-century brigantine.
early 16th century (denoting a small vessel used by pirates): from Old French, from Italian brigantino, from brigante (see brigand).
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