[ yawl-rigd ]
/ ˈyɔlˌrɪgd /
rigged in the manner of a yawl.
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Origin of yawl-rigged
First recorded in 1880–85
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Examples from the Web for yawl-rigged
As the launch neared the mouth of the river a yawl-rigged craft with an auxiliary engine had just entered it.Dick in the Everglades|A. W. Dimock
It had a close resemblance to the jigger of yawl-rigged yachts.