"Then keep your eye on the mizzen-royal," said the Old Man, as if he were forgetting that we weren't a square-rigger.
There is not, as in the square-rigger, a balancing of weights and strains.
At the end of two hours they came upon a square-rigger with her decks just awash, and six men clinging to her rigging.
Hence a schooner is often called a "fore-and-after;" and a ship, a "square-rigger."
I thought perhaps you were trying to ring in a square-rigger on me, and I'm not familiar with them.
Wicks was no hand with a square-rigger, and he had shown it.
Aboard a square-rigger, keel-hauling was practiced from the main yardarm.
"Then keep your eye on the mizzen-royal," said the old man, as if he were forgetting that we weren't a square-rigger.
Probably he would be all right on a square-rigger, but he makes entirely too much fuss here.