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synonyms for brig

  • guardhouse
  • prison
  • slammer
  • stockade
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How to use brig in a sentence

Dangerous situation of the brig among the islands of Buccaneer's Archipelago.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
At eight o'clock the natives came down as usual and were much disappointed in finding the brig moved from her former place.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
After which, entering a current setting at one mile an hour to the westward, the brig made considerable progress.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
One or two stopped to notice us and flew round the brig several times.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
I suppose, however, it is true; or he would not still be living on board that dirty little brig in which we arrived.
JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO BRAZILMARIA GRAHAM
British squadron off St. Maloes captured a French brig and six merchantmen.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Jones had first been offered the command of the Providence, a brig that bore twelve guns and had a crew of one hundred men.
STORIES OF OUR NAVAL HEROESVARIOUS
Then, with a quick turn of the helm, the little brig swung round like a top across the frigate's bows.
STORIES OF OUR NAVAL HEROESVARIOUS
So he ordered him to take command of the Providence, the snug little brig that had first been offered to him.
STORIES OF OUR NAVAL HEROESVARIOUS
With this he took a splendid prize, the brig Mellish, on which were ten thousand uniforms for the British soldiers.
STORIES OF OUR NAVAL HEROESVARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO BRIG

  • big cage
  • big school
  • brig
  • calaboose
  • can
  • city hotel
  • cooler
  • coop
  • correctional institution
  • detention facility
  • house of correction
  • house of detention
  • icebox
  • jail
  • joint
  • penitentiary
  • prison
  • slammer
  • tank
  • the river
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