Definition of Cat rig

1. Noun. Rig of a catboat.

Generic synonyms: Rig, Rigging

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cat Rig

cat hole
cat house
cat in the meal-tub
cat in the meal tub
cat in the sack
cat ladies
cat lady
cat litter
cat meat
cat milk
cat nap
cat naps
cat nip
cat person
cat rig (current term)
cat scan
cat scratch disease
cat scratch fever
cat shark
cat sleep
cat squirrel
cat state
cat states
cat stretch
cat suit
cat that ate the canary
cat that swallowed the canary
cat thyme
cat tree

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 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. ..."

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