running-rigging

running rigging

noun Nautical.
1.
rigging for handling sails, yards, etc. (contrasted with standing rigging ).
2.
rigging for handling cargo.

Origin:
1660–70

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running rigging
 
n
nautical Compare standing rigging the wires and ropes used to control the operations of a sailing vessel

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