Definition of Cat rig
1. Noun. Rig of a catboat.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cat Rig
Literary usage of Cat rig
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Merchant Vessels of the United States...: (including Yachts) by United States Coast Guard (1888)
"The cat rig is much employed on Long Island Sound for small coasting and fishing ... The American catamaran has a double hull and carries the cat rig. ..."
2. Canoeing, Sailing and Motor Boating by Warren Hastings Miller (1919)
"The cat rig has the great merit of simplicity. ... I graduated from the cat rig at the age of eleven, and never returned to it in any of my own boats. ..."
3. Common School Education: Devoted to the Art of Instruction (1889)
"Cat-rig is the common •' sail boat," one mast in the bows, and has but one nil. flora: You said that the sloop carries a jib; -what do you mean by a "jib ..."
4. Southward in Roamer: Being a Description of the Inside Route from New York ...by Henry Clay Roome by Henry Clay Roome (1907)
"... afternoon Bailing or knocking about in aboa> water Has been successfu 1 wherever built; sloop or cat rig*; full plans and pictures of completed boats. ..."
5. The Sailor's Word-book: An Alphabetical Digest of Nautical Terms, Including by William Henry Smyth (1867)
"... are about 56 feet long, by 15 feet beam, impelled by sixteen oars. CAT-RIG. A rig which in smooth water surpasses every other, but, being utterly ..."
6. Dictionary of Americanisms. by John Russell Bartlett (1877)
"There is a very large species called the Channel Catfish, which is noticed by Dr. Kirtland in his Report on the Geology of Ohio. Cat-Rig. ..."