Meaning of brig
Pronunciation: (brig), [key]
- a two-masted vessel square-rigged on both masts.
- (formerly, in the U.S. Navy) an armed brig-rigged or brigantine-rigged vessel.
- the compartment of a ship where prisoners are confined.
- a place of confinement or detention, esp. in the U.S. Navy or Marines; guardhouse.
- brig (Thesaurus)