rigged as a schooner, especially with gaff sails and staysails only.

Origin of schooner-rigged

First recorded in 1760–70 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for schooner-rigged

Historical Examples of schooner-rigged

  • “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.

  • Our ship was schooner-rigged and would carry about three tons.

    A Texas Cow Boy

    Chas. A. Siringo