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Definition of the noun Brigue

What does Brigue mean as a name of something?


  1. [obsolete] Intrigue, secretive machinations.

Definition of the verb Brigue

What does Brigue mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: brigued | briguing | brigues

  1. [obsolete] To achieve or obtain by underhand methods.

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Google previewThe American Jurist (1834)

Brigue is a word in ancient French Jurisprudence, and which signifies nearly as much as the Roman crimen ambitus , which includes ...


brigue; Ital. k Low Lat. briga; Sp. frreya = strife, contention; Gael. k Ir. bri, bright anger, power.] [Brige.] Solicitation, canvassing for power or office, emulation. " The politick* of the court, the brigues of the cardinals, the tricks of the conclave.

Google previewUniversal Dictionary of the English Language (1897)

A New and Original Work Presenting for Convenient Reference the Orthography, Pronunciation, Meaning, Use, Origin and Development of Every Word in the English Language ... by Thomas Henry Huxley

brigue-—brimmer 719 * brigue, 8. [Fr. brigue; mu. s_ Low Lat. hr' a; Sp. brega. = strife, contention ; Gael. 81; r. bri, brigh = anger, power.] [Baron] Solicitation, canvassing for power or office, emulation. h n - , e M es of t e maramsT11§.°ri.

Google previewA Compleat English Dictionary (1771)

Oder Vollständiges Englisch-deutsches Wörterbuch, Anfänglich Von Nathan Bailey Herausgegeben; Jetzt Aber Fast Ganz Umgearbeitet, Vermehret und Verbessert Von Anton Ernst Klausing, ... by Nathan Bailey

civilitas, F“Bj brigue, later, ein Ziegelstein. Lebenso „Brick-Bat, trongon de brique, later, fragWind) “men de latere, ein Ziegel, Stück von 1f der S*. . . einem Ziegel. se, de”.“ Brick-Kiln, (brickkil) brigueterie, libanus, - ein Ziegelofen. Brick-wall ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)

see brigue.] Chaucer. Contention.

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Scrabble value of B3R1I1G2U1E1

The value of this 6-letter word is 9 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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