square-rigged

[skwair-rigd]

Origin of square-rigged

First recorded in 1760–70
Related formssquare-rig·ger, noun
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square-rigger

noun
  1. nautical a square-rigged ship

square-rigged

adjective
  1. nautical rigged with square sails
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