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Brigue

Definition of Brigue

What does Brigue mean?

noun

  1. [obsolete] Intrigue, secretive machinations.

verb

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

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Google previewCurrent Literature (1899)

Brigue is a very ancient town, and was formerly ruled by the noble family of Stockalper. The Stockalpers. one of the most aristocratic of the Valais "noblesse," distinguished themselves as soldiers in the service of the Kings of France and ...

Google previewCurrent Opinion ... (1899)

by Edward Jewitt Wheeler, Frank Crane

Brigue is a very ancient town, and was formerly ruled by the noble family of Stockalper. The Stockalpers, one of the most aristocratic of the Valais “noblesse," distinquished themselves as soldiers in the service of the Kings of France and ...

Google previewThe Simplon Route from the Lake of Geneva to Lake Maggiore (1908)

Historical, Technical and Descriptive Notes by Schweizerische Bundesbahnen. Publizitätsdienst

Brigue is a small, but in summer very popular resort, not devoid of its own peculiar charm. Its shining metal cupolas give the town a somewhat oriental character. Among the sights more particularly worth seeing are its fine patrician houses and ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Americana (1905)

A universal reference library comprising the arts and sciences ... commerce, etc., of the world by George Edwin Rines, Frederick Converse Beach

In 1881 the Jura-Simplon Railway advanced the scheme of piercing the Alpine barrier by a tunnel, which entering the base of Monte Leone at a short distance above Brigue, situated on the Switzerland side, on the left bank of the Rhone ...

Google previewThe Anglo-American Encyclopedia and Dictionary: Dictionary department (A-Z) (1904)

brigue; Ital. A Low Lat. briga; Sp. 6reffa=8trife, contention; Gael. & It. 6n", brigh = anger, power.] [Bbige.] Solicitation, canvassing for power or office, emulation. " The politicks of the court, the brigues of the cardinals, the tricks of the cone lave, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Feminist Literature (2009)

by Mary Ellen Snodgrass

the graverobber Catherine Delort; the madwoman Angèle de la Barthe of Toulouse, France; and martyred heretics Jehenna de Brigue of Meaux, France, and Alice Kyteler of Ireland. In The WOMAN'S BIBLE (1895–1898) the commentator ...

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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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