square-rigger


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square-rig·ger

(skwâr′rĭg′ər)
n.
A square-rigged vessel.

square-rigger

n
(Nautical Terms) nautical a square-rigged ship
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Noun1.square-rigger - a square-rigged sailing ship
sailing ship, sailing vessel - a vessel that is powered by the wind; often having several masts
References in classic literature ?
They're square-riggers, mother; iron-built an' well found.
Zebu A historic square-rigger, Zebu has been based at the Albert Dock since she returned from a Circumnavigation of Operation Raleigh in 1988.
Tenacious, owned by the Jubilee Trust, is a square-rigger ship uniquely designed to accommodate both able-bodied and physically disabled people.
Rob J Ward was out and about at the Waterfront Festival over the weekend with some sepia-tinted nostalgia - even though the Dutch square-rigger Mercedes is, in fact, a few newer vessel than HMS Charger in the foreground
The paperwork is clearly designed for the square-rigger days and we had to declare the quantity of gunpowder and the number of cannons we had on board
Eagle Seamanship: A Manual for Square-Rigger Sailing" discusses the Eagle, a 75 year old vessel that continues to set sail on the sea.
The daughters have school friends, Mundo builds miniature square-rigger ships, and son Lucas looks forward to getting a video game.
The 180ft square-rigger is expected to arrive in Hartlepool after completing the Tall Ships' Races.
This square-rigger re-enactment was intended to open up the experiences of eighteenth-century sea-hands as well the intellectual ambition of Enlightenment exploration.
The indestructible square-rigger Falls of Clyde; 324 voyages under sail.
Wearing their medals, the British veterans were guests of honour yesterday on board the Russian square-rigger Mir docked in the Tyne for the Tall Ships Race.
In the year 2000 he took delivery of the flagship of his fleet, the dieselpowered Royal Clipper, which is acknowledged by the Guinness Book of Records as the world's largest square-rigger.