Brigandish to Bring
(Brig"and*ish) a. Like a brigand or freebooter; robberlike.
(Brig"and*ism) n. Brigandage.
(Brig"an*tine) n. [F. brigantin, fr. It. brigantino, originally, a practical vessel. See Brigand,
and cf. Brig]
1. A practical vessel. [Obs.]
2. A two-masted, square-rigged vessel, differing from a brig in that she does not carry a square mainsail.
3. See Brigandine.
(Brig"ge) n. A bridge. [Obs.] Chaucer.
(Bright) v. i. See Brite, v. i.
(Bright) a. [OE. briht, AS. beorht, briht; akin to OS. berht, OHG. beraht, Icel. bjartr, Goth.
1. Radiating or reflecting light; shedding or having much light; shining; luminous; not dark.
The sun was bright o'erhead.
The earth was dark, but the heavens were bright.
The public places were as bright as at noonday.
2. Transmitting light; clear; transparent.
From the brightest wines
He 'd turn abhorrent.
3. Having qualities that render conspicuous or attractive, or that affect the mind as light does the eye; resplendent
with charms; as, bright beauty.
Bright as an angel new-dropped from the sky.
4. Having a clear, quick intellect; intelligent.
5. Sparkling with wit; lively; vivacious; shedding cheerfulness and joy around; cheerful; cheery.
Be bright and jovial among your guests.
6. Illustrious; glorious.
In the brightest annals of a female reign.
7. Manifest to the mind, as light is to the eyes; clear; evident; plain.
That he may with more ease, with brighter evidence, and with surer success, draw the bearner on.
8. Of brilliant color; of lively hue or appearance.
Here the bright crocus and blue violet grew.
Bright is used in composition in the sense of brilliant, clear, sunny, etc.; as, bright-eyed, bright-haired,