unrig

[ uhn-rig ]
/ ʌnˈrɪg /

verb (used with object), un·rigged, un·rig·ging.

to strip of rigging, as a ship.
to strip of equipment.
Chiefly British Dialect. to undress.

Nearby words

  1. unrevealed,
  2. unrewarded,
  3. unrewarding,
  4. unriddle,
  5. unrifled,
  6. unrighteous,
  7. unrip,
  8. unripe,
  9. unrivaled,
  10. unrivalled

Origin of unrig

First recorded in 1570–80; un-2 + rig

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British Dictionary definitions for unrig

unrig

/ (ʌnˈrɪɡ) /

verb -rigs, -rigging or -rigged

(tr) to strip (a vessel) of standing and running rigging
archaic, or dialect to undress (someone or oneself)
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