Definition of Square-rigger

1. Noun. A square-rigged sailing ship.

Generic synonyms: Sailing Ship, Sailing Vessel



Definition of Square-rigger

1. Noun. (nautical) A square-rigged ship. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Square-rigger

squandermania
squanders
squaraine
squaraines
squarate
square
square(a)
square(p)
square-bashing
square-built
square-dance
square-dance music
square-eyed
square-pushing
square-rigged
square-rigger (current term)
square-riggers
square-root
square-shouldered
square-toed
square and rabbet
square away
square ball
square bashing
square block
square bracket
square brackets
square centimeter
square centimeters
square centimetre

Literary usage of Square-rigger

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1. Outing (1893)
"In point of fact, the fore-and-aft rig as now used may enable the boat to sail within four points of the wind, whereas the old-fashioned square-rigger could ..."

2. Modern Seamanship by Austin Melvin Knight (1917)
"A square- rigger before the wind is as manageable and comfortable as on any other point of sailing, but the fore-and-after, if there is any sea running, ..."

3. Modern Seamanship by Austin Melvin Knight (1910)
"A square- rigger before the wind is as manageable and comfortable as on any other point of sailing, but the fore-and-after, if there is any sea running, ..."

4. Longfellow's Country by Helen Archibald Clarke (1909)
"An occasional "square-rigger" comes sailing into port now to remind one of the days when Gloucester had ships and barques, brigs and schooners running to ..."

5. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1903)
"The square-rigger holds, with good reason, that his craft is the better of the two with a fair wind. The fore-and-after, with equally good reason, ..."

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