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schooner rig

(nautical) a rig in which the mainmast is taller than the foremast
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  • Even at the distance, it was plain that she was of schooner rig, and probably a fisherman.

    The Harbor of Doubt Frank Williams
  • She had been a cup defender and afterwards changed to a schooner rig.

    The Seiners

    James B. (James Brendan) Connolly
  • “There lies the old Amatikulu,” said Gerard, as his ere caught the black hull and schooner rig of a steamer among these.

    The Luck of Gerard Ridgeley Bertram Mitford

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