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tr.v. un·rigged, un·rig·ging, un·rigs Nautical
To strip (a vessel) of rigging.
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Adj.1.unrigged - stripped of rigging
sailing, seafaring, navigation - the work of a sailor
rigged - fitted or equipped with necessary rigging (sails and shrouds and stays etc)
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We quickly washed all boats and unrigged all sails and spars.
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Others, the salt-rimed cloth unrigged and laid on land, repair the jib and mainsail.
The people of Kashmir urge the UN that they would be allowed to decide their future through an unrigged and uncoerced vote under impartial auspices."
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