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[la-teen-rigd, luh-] /læˈtinˌrɪgd, lə-/
having lateen sails.
Origin of lateen-rigged
First recorded in 1875-80 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • The Santa Maria, like most 'Spaniards,' had a lateen-rigged mizzen.

    All Afloat

    William Wood
  • The vessels are schooners, lateen-rigged, from three to fourteen tons.

  • The latter and the fore and main masts were square-rigged, and the mizzen was lateen-rigged.

    Ancient and Modern Ships. George C. V. Holmes
  • A small coasting vessel of the Mediterranean, with one mast and a bowsprit, lateen-rigged.

    The Sailor's Word-Book William Henry Smyth
  • Possibly a lateen-rigged, sharper-bowed boat would even now be found to be a very fast and handy type for our rivers.

    Yachting Vol. 2 Various.
  • Then drew a little and loafed a good deal on the Bundar watching the lateen-rigged boats.

    From Edinburgh to India & Burmah William G. Burn Murdoch
  • The relative position of the two parts of the brake reminds one of the mast and yard of a lateen-rigged boat.

    Wood and Garden Gertrude Jekyll
  • lateen-rigged feluccas, with white sails set, are wafted to and fro by the gentle breeze.

    Glories of Spain Charles W. Wood

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