- having square sails as the principal sails.
Origin of square-rigged
Examples from the Web for square-rigged
Historical Examples of square-rigged
Square-rigged vessel, sir, with a broad spread of white canvas.The Three Commanders
A ship whose sails are spread across the hull is said to be square-rigged.Man on the Ocean
The ship went on, for a square-rigged craft may not round to in a gale.
He was a square-rigged man, and ready to accept what the gods sent him.What's your hurry?
One might say that with a square-rigged ship it would always be so.Sailing Alone Around The World
- nautical rigged with square sails