schooner rig

schooner rig
noun Date: 1828 fore-and-aft rigschooner-rigged adjective

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • schooner rig — noun : fore and aft rig • schooner rigged ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective * * * schooner rig, = fore and aft rig. (Cf. ↑fore and aft rig) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rig — Rig, n. 1. (Naut.) The peculiar fitting in shape, number, and arrangement of sails and masts, by which different types of vessels are distinguished; as, schooner rig, ship rig, etc. See Illustration in Appendix. [1913 Webster] 2. Dress; esp., odd …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Schooner — 1) Bowsprit2) Jib, followed by fore staysail3) (Fore) gaff topsail4) Foresail5) Main gaff topsail6) Mainsail7) End of boom] A schooner (pronEng|ˈskuːnɚ) is a type of sailing vessel characterized by the use of fore and aft sails on two or more… …   Wikipedia

  • schooner-rigged — adjective see schooner rig * * * /skooh neuhr rigd /, adj. rigged as a schooner, esp. with gaff sails and staysails only. [1760 70] * * * schoonˈer rigged adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑schooner …   Useful english dictionary

  • schooner-rigged — adjective see schooner rig …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Schooner — Schoon er, n. [See the Note below. Cf. {Shun}.] (Naut.) Originally, a small, sharp built vessel, with two masts and fore and aft rig. Sometimes it carried square topsails on one or both masts and was called a {topsail schooner}. About 1840,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • schooner — (n.) 1716, perhaps from a New England verb related to Scottish scon to send over water, to skip stones. Skeat relates this dialectal verb to shunt. Spelling probably influenced by Dutch, but Du. schoener is a loan word from English, as are Ger.… …   Etymology dictionary

  • schooner — /ˈskunə / (say skoohnuh) noun 1. a sailing vessel with two or more masts and fore and aft rig. 2. Chiefly NSW, ACT, NT and Qld, some WA and Tasmania a glass of beer of approximately 425 ml (15 fl oz). 3. SA a glass of beer of approximately 285 ml …   Australian English dictionary

  • Junk Rig — The Junk rig, also known as the Chinese lugsail and Sampan rig, is a type of sail rig in which rigid members, called battens, span the full width of the sail and extend the sail forward of the mast. [Hasler MacLeod, Practical Junk Rig , Tiller… …   Wikipedia

  • Square rig — is a generic type of sail and rigging arrangement in which the primary driving sails are carried on horizontal spars which are perpendicular, or [ square] , to the keel of the vessel and to the masts …   Wikipedia

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