square-rigged

[ skwair-rigd ]
/ ˈskwɛərˈrɪgd /
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adjective Nautical.

having square sails as the principal sails.

Nearby words

  1. square yard,
  2. square, magic,
  3. square-bashing,
  4. square-dance,
  5. square-law,
  6. square-rigger,
  7. square-shouldered,
  8. square-toes,
  9. squared,
  10. squared paper

Origin of square-rigged

First recorded in 1760–70

Related formssquare-rig·ger, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for square-rigged

square-rigged

adjective

nautical rigged with square sails
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