bermudan rig

Bermuda rig

noun
Also, Bermudan rig, Bermudian rig.


Origin:
1850–55

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Marconi rig

noun Nautical.
a rig of triangular sails for a yacht.
Also called Bermuda rig, Bermudan rig, Bermudian rig.


Origin:
1915–20; after G. Marconi

Marconi-rigged, adjective
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Bermuda rig
 
n
a fore-and-aft sailing boat rig characterized by a tall mainsail (Bermudian mainsail) that tapers to a point
 
Ber'muda-'rigged
 
adj

Marconi rig (mɑːˈkəʊnɪ)
 
n
nautical a fore-and-aft sailing boat rig with triangular sails
 
[C20: from Marconi, from its resemblance to some types of radio aerial]
 
Mar'coni-rigged
 
adj

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