Definition Of brig
a two-masted, square-rigged ship with an additional gaff sail on the mainmast.
One tremendously successful ship design was the two-masted brig of war.
Example Of brig
A security team lead the prisoners off to the brig .
A year later a group of American sealers arrived aboard the brig Union.
After being left in the brig for a few days the captain finally came to retrieve her.
All day and night the good brig Quedagh Merchant bobbed and weaved through the winter's stormy blast.
And YOU need to remember, Nelal, you are a civilian, and I can have you thrown in the brig for such conduct.