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[sloop-rigd] /ˈslupˌrɪgd/
(of a sailboat) fore-and-aft rigged with a mainsail and a jib.
Origin of sloop-rigged
First recorded in 1760-70 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • She was sloop-rigged, but seemed to be a vessel of some size.

    Hurricane Hurry W.H.G. Kingston
  • She is sloop-rigged, with a very short gaff, and a fore-triangle, about the same as 'Faugh-a-Ballagh.'

    Yachting Vol. 1 Various.
  • sloop-rigged, and carvel built, she had white mouldings over a yellow streak, and her bulwark was painted green inside.

  • Our boat was sloop-rigged, and carried three officers, a passenger, and ten men.

  • Like their own craft, the other boat carried a single mast and was sloop-rigged.

    The Ocean Wireless Boys And The Naval Code John Henry Goldfrap, AKA Captain Wilbur Lawton
  • They are sloop-rigged, quite smart-looking under sail, and sail with lee-boards, like the Waterville Sloops.

    A Northern Countryside Rosalind Richards
  • It was in respect to the jigger that the craft differed from a sloop-rigged yacht or boat.

    Fishing With The Fly Charles F. Orvis and Others
  • It is sloop-rigged, and finished up in a very handsome manner with paint, varnish, etc.

British Dictionary definitions for sloop-rigged


(nautical) rigged as a sloop, typically with a jib and a mainsail
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