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square-rigged

[ skwair-rigd ]
/ ˈskwɛərˈrɪgd /
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adjective Nautical.

having square sails as the principal sails.

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Origin of square-rigged

First recorded in 1760–70

OTHER WORDS FROM square-rigged

square-rigger, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for square-rigged

square-rigged

adjective

nautical rigged with square sails
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