A two-masted sailing ship, square-rigged on the foremast and having a fore-and-aft mainsail, often with square main topsails.
[French brigantin, from Old French brigandin, from Old Italian brigantino, skirmishing ship, from brigante, skirmisher; see BRIGAND.]
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