Definition of Bermudian rig

1. Noun. A rig of triangular sails for a yacht.

Exact synonyms: Bermuda Rig, Bermudan Rig, Marconi Rig
Generic synonyms: Rig, Rigging

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bermudian Rig

Bermuda lily
Bermuda maidenhair
Bermuda maidenhair fern
Bermuda onion
Bermuda plan
Bermuda rig
Bermuda seam
Bermuda shorts
Bermudan option
Bermudan options
Bermudan rig
Bermudian rig
Berna Eli Oldfield
Berna fly
Bernanrd Arthur Owen Williams
Bernard's canal
Bernard's duct
Bernard's puncture
Bernard-Horner syndrome
Bernard-Sergent syndrome

Literary usage of Bermudian rig

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1. Here, There and Everywhere by Frederick Spencer Hamilton (1921)
"The bermudian rig had been evolved to meet local conditions. Imagine a cutter with one single long spar in the place of a mast and topmast; ..."

2. Pen and Pencil Sketches of Shipping and Craft All Round the World by Robert Taylor Pritchett (1899)
"The bermudian rig is very noticeable ; first the extreme height of the pole mast, to the head of which the mainsail tapers up; next the long boom passes ..."

3. The Corinthian Yachtsman, Or, Hints on Yachting by Tyrrel E. Biddle (1881)
"The bermudian rig is but a modification of the American sloop, and although a very weatherly rig, is not good for running and reaching ; in fact, to sum up, ..."

4. A manual of yacht and boat sailing by Dixon Kemp (1880)
"bermudian rig.—The mast of a Bermuda rigged boat is very long, and is placed far into the bew, which is usually very bluff. The mast rakes aft, ..."

5. Hunt's Yachting Magazine (1866)
"bermudian rig. 2 '• Pierced"—means that the centre of a flag is occupied by another colour, as it may be said your own flag is " Red pierced Yellow": it is ..."

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