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jackass rig

noun, Nautical.
a rig of sails not conforming to a recognized type.
Origin of jackass rig
First recorded in 1880-85 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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jackass rig

noun phrase

A shoulder holster: The butt of a large revolver was hanging out of a mol-ded-leather Jackass rig on Maksins' left side

[1980s+ Police; probably fr the resemblance of the harness to that of a horse or jackass]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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