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schooner-rigged

[skoo-ner-rigd] /ˈsku nərˌrɪgd/
adjective
1.
rigged as a schooner, especially with gaff sails and staysails only.
Origin of schooner-rigged
1760-1770
First recorded in 1760-70
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  • “Why, you ought to have had her schooner-rigged,” said Brace sharply.

    Old Gold George Manville Fenn
  • Like most of the pirate sloops-of-war, Stede Bonnet's Revenge was schooner-rigged.

    The Black Buccaneer Stephen W. Meader
  • The Lena Knobloch was a schooner-rigged 68 vessel with two masts.

    Boy Scouts in the North Sea

    G. Harvey Ralphson
  • The ship was square on the foremast and schooner-rigged on the main and mizen masts.

    The Home of the Blizzard Douglas Mawson
  • Our ship was schooner-rigged and would carry about three tons.

    A Texas Cow Boy Chas. A. Siringo
  • She had two masts, brig-rigged fore and schooner-rigged aft, and was intended for the general trade.

    Norfolk Annals Charles Mackie
  • Barry ran aloft, and there six or seven miles astern was a schooner-rigged steamer.

    Edward Barry

    Louis Becke
  • The square-rigged ship, or bark, has been very largely replaced by the fore-and-aft, or schooner-rigged vessel.

    Commercial Geography

    Jacques W. Redway
  • 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
  • The boat was two hundred tons, yacht measurement, schooner-rigged fore and aft, with powerful engines and twin screws.

    A Coin of Edward VII

    Fergus Hume

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