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ship-rigged

[ ship-rigd ]

adjective

, Nautical.
  1. (of a sailing vessel) rigged as a ship; full-rigged.


ship-rigged

adjective

  1. rigged as a full-rigged ship


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Word History and Origins

Origin of ship-rigged1

First recorded in 1835–45

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Example Sentences

The new Wasp, like her sister ships, carried twenty-two guns and a crew of one hundred and seventy men, and was ship-rigged.

She was about three hundred and fifty tons and full ship-rigged—that is to say, she carried square sails on all three masts.

The term “sloop” is now usually applied to a man-of-war, ship-rigged, and carrying less than 18 guns.

They were small craft, of the "Pinnace" type, ship-rigged, with spritsail-topmasts.

She measured nearly eight hundred tons, was ship-rigged, and had been built many years.

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