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|Brig: A two-masted vessel, square-rigged on both masts. The main mast carries a fore-and-aft boom-sail as well.
In the 17th century the term Brig was also used as short for Brigantine, which then could be any variety of two-masted square-rigged vessels depending on nation and region.
Examples of a brig