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square–rigged

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adjective \ˈskwer-ˈrigd\

Definition of square–rigged

  1. :  having or equipped with a square rig



1769

First Known Use of square–rigged

1769

Rhymes with square–rigged


SQUARE–RIGGED Defined for Kids

square–rigged

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adjective \ˈskwer-ˈrigd\

Definition of square–rigged for Students

  1. :  having the principal sails extended on yards fastened in a horizontal position to the masts at their center




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