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square-rigged

(skwâr′rĭgd′)
adj.
Fitted with square sails as the principal sails.

square-rigged

adj
(Nautical Terms) nautical rigged with square sails

square′-rigged′



adj.
having square sails as the principal sails.
[1760–70]
square′-rig′ger, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.square-rigged - rigged with square sails as the principal ones
rigged - fitted or equipped with necessary rigging (sails and shrouds and stays etc)
Translations

square-rigged

[ˈskwɛəʳˈrɪgd] ADJcon aparejo de cruz
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service in the good old days when mail-boats were square-rigged at least on two masts, and used to come down the China Sea before a fair monsoon with stun'-sails set alow and aloft.
But, as good seldom or never comes pure and unmixed, without being attended or followed by some disturbing evil that gives a shock to it, our fortune, or perhaps the curses which the Moor had hurled at his daughter (for whatever kind of father they may come from these are always to be dreaded), brought it about that when we were now in mid-sea, and the night about three hours spent, as we were running with all sail set and oars lashed, for the favouring breeze saved us the trouble of using them, we saw by the light of the moon, which shone brilliantly, a square-rigged vessel in full sail close to us, luffing up and standing across our course, and so close that we had to strike sail to avoid running foul of her, while they too put the helm hard up to let us pass.
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This five-masted, square-rigged vessel has three pools, including one that funnels sunlight through the ship's atrium into the dining room below, and a dive-training pool.
Mr Chester boarded the square-rigged tall ship during her 11-day voyage and spoke with the 20 young Australians from five different states and territories who had sailed from Newcastle to Sydney.
The first official Navy seal, adopted in 1870, showed a ship under sail with the motto "Sustentans et Sustentatum," Latin for "sustaining and having sustained." Since the 1950s, when Eisenhower signed legislation changing a few military insignia, the Navy seal features a three-masted, square-rigged ship with the commodore's flag "atop the mizzen," a "Luce-type anchor inclined slightly bendwise with the crown resting on the land and, in front of the shank and in back of the dexter fluke." And a rope and an eagle.
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The painting which shows the square-rigged tall ship under full sail in mid-Atlantic on her run from Liverpool to Boston, was created to mark the forthcoming centenary of President Kennedy's birth on May 29, 1917.
At least in the inside of the issue of July 4 the Stavros Niarchos was given her correct specification - a two masted brig, square-rigged.
Scrimping as much savings as a farm boy can muster, Ely spends nearly every penny he has to become a sailor on a square-rigged ship, on a route from New York to London - a route he hopes will lead to his vanished brother, Abraham.
It is a four-masted, square-rigged barquentine, 360 feet long, with 36,000 sq feet of sail and carry up to 170 passengers and 75 crew members.
While onboard the 200-ft-tall vessel guests will get involved with setting the sails, taking the helm, climbing the rigging and hauling the ropes while enjoying the thrill of sailing the seas on a square-rigged brig.