square-rigged

adjective
\ ˈskwer-ˈrigd How to pronounce square-rigged (audio) \

Definition of square-rigged

: having or equipped with a square rig

First Known Use of square-rigged

1769, in the meaning defined above

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“Square-rigged.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/square-rigged. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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square-rigged

adjective
\ ˈskwer-ˈrigd \

Kids Definition of square-rigged

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

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