Fore-and-aft rigged

Related to Fore-and-aft rigged: spritsail, fore-and-aft sail
(Naut.) not rigged with square sails attached to yards, but with sails bent to gaffs or set on stays in the midship line of the vessel. See Schooner, Sloop, Cutter.
- R. H. Dana, Jr.

See also: Fore

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Tarangini is a three-masted barque, square rigged on the fore and main masts and fore-and-aft rigged on the mizzen mast.