square-rigged

See also: square rigged

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square-rigged (not comparable)

  1. (nautical, of a ship) Having (approximately) square sails rigged onto spars perpendicular to the keel.
  2. Smartly dressed.
    • 1979, Joseph Hayes, Island on Fire: A True Saga (page 231)
      A handsome square-rigged fellow in a double-breasted blue uniform, not burnt, stood at her shoulder.

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