cat rig

noun

Definition of cat rig

: a rig consisting of a single mast far forward carrying a single large sail extended by a boom

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cat-rigged \ ˈkat-​ˈrigd How to pronounce cat-rigged (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of cat rig

1867, in the meaning defined above

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“Cat rig.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cat%20rig. Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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