Definition of Hermaphrodite brig

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

Exact synonyms: Brigantine
Generic synonyms: Sailing Ship, Sailing Vessel



Definition of Hermaphrodite brig

1. Noun. (nautical) a two-masted sailing ship which has square sails on the foremast combined with a schooner rig on the mainmast (triangular topsail over a gaff mainsail). As such it has a mix of the two main types of sail plan, hence the term '''hermaphrodite'''. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hermaphrodite Brig

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Literary usage of Hermaphrodite brig

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1. Two Years Before the Mast: A Personal Narrative by Richard Henry Dana (1911)
"This day sailed the Mexican hermaphrodite brig Fazio, for San Bias and Mazatlan. This was the brig which was driven ashore at San Pedro in a southeaster, ..."

2. A Tale of Two Oceans: A New Story by an Old Californian : an Account of a by Ezekiel I. Barra (1893)
"I was exceedingly glad to hear this news, for the youth had told me that his brother had sailed from New York in a hermaphrodite brig as second mate, ..."

3. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Judicature by New York (State). Supreme Court (1846)
"Two other witnesses testified that she was an hermaphrodite brig, and C. Holmes, in? spector of the Union Insurance Company, testified that she was a half ..."

4. Merchant Vessels of the United States...: (including Yachts) by United States Coast Guard (1888)
"G the hermaphrodite brig. BRIGANTINE. Tbis word, which is probably a ... At some ports on the Pacific coast a hermaphrodite brig rigged with a large ..."

5. Sailing Ships and Their Story: The Story of Their Development from the by Edward Keble Chatterton (1915)
"90 represents a hermaphrodite brig, com- Fio. 96. ... The hermaphrodite brig, or brig-schooner, is square-rigged at her foremast like a brig, but without a ..."

6. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1864)
"so I will say nothing on that head, but endeavor to •;'<'( you a full account of what we have done -inn. Our first work was the hermaphrodite brig ..."

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