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jackass rig

noun, Nautical
1.
a rig of sails not conforming to a recognized type.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85
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jackass rig

noun phrase

A shoulder holster: The butt of a large revolver was hanging out of a mol-ded-leather Jackass rig on Maksins' left side

[1980s+ Police; probably fr the resemblance of the harness to that of a horse or jackass]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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