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square-rigged

[skwair-rigd] /ˈskwɛərˈrɪgd/
adjective, Nautical
1.
having square sails as the principal sails.
Origin
1760-1770
1760-70
Related forms
square-rigger, noun
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  • The vast majority of sixteenth-century oceangoing vessels were three-masted and square-rigged.
  • When first these excursions began, there were less than a dozen square-rigged vessels in the harbor.
British Dictionary definitions for square-rigged

square-rigged

adjective
1.
(nautical) rigged with square sails
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