Definition of Brigantines

1. Noun. (plural of brigantine) ¹



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Definition of Brigantines

1. brigantine [n] - See also: brigantine

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Brigantines

brigading
brigadista
brigadistas
brigalow
brigalows
brigand
brigandage
brigandages
brigandine
brigandines
brigandish
brigandism
brigandisms
brigands
brigantine
brigantines (current term)
brigge
bright
bright's disease
bright-eyed
bright-eyed and bushy-tailed
bright-line rule
bright and morning star
bright as a button
bright as a new penny(p)
bright blue
bright eyed and bushy tailed
bright field
bright field illumination
bright field imaging

Literary usage of Brigantines

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1. The Conquest of the River Plate (1535-1555) by Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca, Luis L. Dominguez (1891)
"BOUT this time the governor sent in search of timber in order to build brigantines for the voyage of discovery he proposed making, and a caravel to send to ..."

2. The Works of William Robertson: To which is Prefixed an Account of His Life by William Robertson, Alexander Stewart (1820)
"But as the enemy drew near, a breeze suddenly sprung up; in a moment the sails were spread, the brigantines, with the utmost Repulsed, ease, broke through ..."

3. A New History of the Conquest of Mexico: In which Las Casas' Denunciations by Wilson, Robert Anderson, 1812- (1859)
"... 478—A muster and division offerees for the siege, 479—The land forces placed in position, 480—By means of his brigantines Cortez captures the Pinon, ..."

4. Spanish Explorers in the Southern United States, 1528-1543: The Narrative of by Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca, Pedro de Castañeda de Nájera, Frederick Webb Hodge, Theodore Hayes Lewis (1907)
"Chapter 40 How the brigantines lost sight of each other in a storm, ... The tempest having passed off from the beach where the brigantines were riding, ..."

5. The Memoirs of the Conquistador Bernal Diaz Del Castillo by Bernal Díaz del Castillo, John Ingram Lockhart (1844)
"How Cortes assigns particular stations to the twelve brigantines, the thirteenth being considered unfit for service. CORTES, our officers, and the whole of ..."

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