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full-rigged

[foo l-rigd] /ˈfʊlˈrɪgd/
adjective
1.
(of a sailing vessel) rigged as a ship; square-rigged on all of three or more masts.
2.
having all equipment.
Origin of full-rigged
1820-1830
1820-30
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  • A third time he appeared with the model of a full-rigged ship in his hand.

    Rivers of Ice R.M. Ballantyne
  • full-rigged, sir; many of 'em, and drawing eight feet at least.

    The Inn at the Red Oak Latta Griswold
  • A full-rigged sailing-ship appeared in the distance at about a quarter to three.

  • In the parlor of the little cottage was a full-rigged brig, made entirely by him.

    The Yacht Club Oliver Optic
  • We ran along by the mouth of the harbor, and saw a full-rigged brig going in.

    Sea Stories Various
  • Two of these vessels were barques, and one a full-rigged ship.

    The Pirate Island Harry Collingwood
  • A full-rigged clipper ship might have twenty-two square sails, though it was rare to see so many.

    All Afloat William Wood
  • Sailor Dan: "Yes—you seldom see a full-rigged skirt, or anything."

  • Lying at the wharves and riding in the stream, were full-rigged ships of finest model, ready to start on whaling voyages.

    My Bondage and My Freedom Frederick Douglass
  • One clipper's as good as another if both are sound in the hull and full-rigged.

    Donald and Dorothy Mary Mapes Dodge
British Dictionary definitions for full-rigged

full-rigged

adjective
1.
(of a sailing vessel) having three or more masts rigged square
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