gunter rig

/ (ˈɡʌntə) /

noun

nautical a type of gaffing in which the gaff is hoisted parallel to the mast

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Derived forms of gunter rig

gunter-rigged, adjective

Word Origin for gunter rig

C18: named after Edmund Gunter (1581–1626), English mathematician and astronomer
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