square-rigger
noun Date: 1855 a square-rigged craft

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • square-rigger — [skwer′rig′ər] n. a square rigged ship * * * square rig·ger (skwârʹrĭgʹər) n. A square rigged vessel. * * * …   Universalium

  • square-rigger — [skwer′rig′ər] n. a square rigged ship …   English World dictionary

  • square-rigger — square rig·ger …   English syllables

  • square-rigger — noun A square rigged ship …   Wiktionary

  • square-rigger — noun a square rigged sailing ship …   English new terms dictionary

  • square-rigger — noun a square rigged sailing ship • Hypernyms: ↑sailing vessel, ↑sailing ship …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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 [http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/square#Adjective square] , to the keel of the vessel and to the masts …   Wikipedia

  • rigger — ► NOUN 1) (in combination ) a ship rigged in a particular way: a square rigger. 2) a person who attends to the rigging of a sailing ship, aircraft, or parachute. 3) a person who erects and maintains scaffolding, cranes, etc. 4) a person who works …   English terms dictionary

  • square-rigged — square rigger, n. /skwair rigd /, adj. Naut. having square sails as the principal sails. [1760 70] * * * …   Universalium

  • rigger — rigger1 noun 1》 [in combination] a ship rigged in a particular way: a square rigger. 2》 a person who attends to the rigging of a sailing ship, aircraft, or parachute. 3》 a person who erects and maintains scaffolding, cranes, etc. 4》 a worker on… …   English new terms dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”