Definition of brig:
prison (part of speech: noun)
- reform school,
- penal colony,
- San Quentin,
- straight jacket,
As a particular list of both fleets will be given in a subsequent place, I need now only mention that the force of the British fleet was fourteen ships of seventy- four guns, one of fifty, and the Mutine brig.- "Memoirs and Correspondence of Admiral Lord de Saumarez, Vol. I", Sir John Ross.
- "Tales Of Puritan Land Myths And Legends Of Our Own Land, Volume 4.", Charles M. Skinner.
- "The Loss of the Royal George", W.H.G. Kingston.