- (of a sailing vessel) rigged as a ship; full-rigged.
Origin of ship-rigged
First recorded in 1835–45
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Examples from the Web for ship-rigged
They were small craft, of the "Pinnace" type, ship-rigged, with spritsail-topmasts.British Flags
W. G. Perrin
The stem raked a good deal for a ship-rigged vessel; the post raked slightly.The Pioneer Steamship Savannah: A Study for a Scale Model
Howard I. Chapelle
She measured nearly eight hundred tons, was ship-rigged, and had been built many years.Peter the Whaler
The term “sloop” is now usually applied to a man-of-war, ship-rigged, and carrying less than 18 guns.
The new Wasp, like her sister ships, carried twenty-two guns and a crew of one hundred and seventy men, and was ship-rigged.Hero Tales From American History
Henry Cabot Lodge, and Theodore Roosevelt
- rigged as a full-rigged ship
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