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verb (used with object), un·rigged, un·rig·ging.
  1. to strip of rigging, as a ship.
  2. to strip of equipment.
  3. Chiefly British Dialect. to undress.

Origin of unrig

First recorded in 1570–80; un-2 + rig
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verb -rigs, -rigging or -rigged
  1. (tr) to strip (a vessel) of standing and running rigging
  2. archaic, or dialect to undress (someone or oneself)
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