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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A sailing ship with rectangular sails (of equal length) as the principal ones

Usage examples (26)
  • It really was a bit more drama and the reality of life aboard a square-rigger.
  • Down opposite the fourth pier, a meat vendor was selling sandwiches or something to the crew of the square-rigger that was tied up.
  • His doctor recommended an ocean voyage, little expecting him to sign on as a seaman aboard a square-rigger bound for California via Cape Horn.
  • I dont know much about sailing ships, but I guess youd call this thing a square-rigger, because it looked like the sails dropped down from horizontal poles that were... for more
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