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.
But the eagle-eyed 12-year-old, who has seen all three movies several times, smelled a rat as soon as he and mum Julie, 44, paid pounds 7.50 to step on to square-rigger HMS Bounty.
For example, in the 19th century the steam engine allowed the steam ship to replace the square-rigger, the railroad to replace the mule team and the stagecoach.
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.