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n. - Two-masted sailing vessel square-rigged on the foremast and fore-and-aft rigged on the mainmast.

Usage examples (34)
  • Swan Fan Makkum - the Largest brigantine in the world and one of the most striking sailing vessels currently roaming the seas.
  • Still in chase of the brigantine, which is making for the land.
  • In short, a brigantine is a mixed vessel, being a brig forward and a sloop aft.
  • The brigantine was a relic of an ancient period of shipbuilding, and her main cabin fitted her excellently. for more
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