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[skoo-ner-rigd] /ˈsku nərˌrɪgd/
rigged as a schooner, especially with gaff sails and staysails only.
Origin of schooner-rigged
First recorded in 1760-70 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The 'pinkie' is a schooner-rigged craft, sharp at both ends, a short peak running up aft, and designed for a chasing sea.

  • “Why, you ought to have had her schooner-rigged,” said Brace sharply.

    Old Gold George Manville Fenn
  • She had two masts, brig-rigged fore and schooner-rigged aft, and was intended for the general trade.

    Norfolk Annals Charles Mackie
  • Like most of the pirate sloops-of-war, Stede Bonnet's Revenge was schooner-rigged.

    The Black Buccaneer Stephen W. Meader
  • A small vessel propelled with oars and sails, of two, and even three masts, schooner-rigged.

    The Sailor's Word-Book William Henry Smyth
  • The Lena Knobloch was a schooner-rigged 68 vessel with two masts.

    Boy Scouts in the North Sea G. Harvey Ralphson
  • She was schooner-rigged, and could carry a heavy press of sail, which the light winds of these inland lakes rendered necessary.

    Watch and Wait Oliver Optic
  • Our ship was schooner-rigged and would carry about three tons.

    A Texas Cow Boy Chas. A. Siringo
  • A large full-rigged ship requires a crew of thirty to thirty-six men; a schooner-rigged vessel needs from sixteen to twenty.

    Commercial Geography Jacques W. Redway
  • They were all schooner-rigged, and some were decked over so as to furnish a little cuddy for bad weather.

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