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noun as in jail

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Prior to that, Manning was held in pretrial confinement at Marine Corp Base Quantico Brig for nine months.

Manning was forced to strip and remain on a suicide-risk regime against the recommendations of Brig mental-health professionals.

Among them was Brig. Gen. Tammy Smith, the first openly gay person promoted to the rank of general in the U.S. military.

Her former commanding officer, Brig. Gen. Jack Stultz, gave the introductory remarks.

“I think the trial is a good thing because they killed many people,” said Army Brig. Gen. Sek Seng.

Dangerous situation of the brig among the islands of Buccaneer's Archipelago.

At eight o'clock the natives came down as usual and were much disappointed in finding the brig moved from her former place.

After which, entering a current setting at one mile an hour to the westward, the brig made considerable progress.

One or two stopped to notice us and flew round the brig several times.

I suppose, however, it is true; or he would not still be living on board that dirty little brig in which we arrived.


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On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to brig, such as: guardhouse, prison, slammer, and stockade.

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