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brig 1

Pronunciación: /briɡ/

sustantivo

1A two-masted, square-rigged ship with an additional gaff sail on the mainmast.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • One tremendously successful ship design was the two-masted brig of war.
  • We sailed out after the brig.
  • He arrived in South Australia on his own ship, the brig New Holland.
1.1 informal A prison, especially on a warship.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • I've seen my fair share of brigs and prisons and I've seen them on both sides of the wall.
  • A security team lead the prisoners off to the brig.
  • You've saved a pirate from the brig, helped him find his hat and now you're talking surgery to him.

Origen

Early 18th century: abbreviation of brigantine (the original sense).

Palabras que riman con brig

big, dig, fig, gig, grig, jig, lig, pig, prig, rig, snig, sprig, swig, tig, trig, twig, Whig, wig

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División en sílabas: brig

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brig 2

Pronunciación: /brɪɡ/

Entrada del diccionario de Inglés británico e internacional

sustantivo

Scottish & Northern English
A bridge.

Origen

From Old Norse bryggja.

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Saltos de línea: brig

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