Definition of square-rigged in English:

square-rigged

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adjective

  • (Of a sailing ship) having the principal sails at right angles to the length of the ship, supported by horizontal yards attached to the mast or masts.
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    • Though square-rigged sailing ships have just about vanished from our oceans, they have left us present-day sailors with a racial memory of grandeur, power, and beauty.
    • Few, if any, of the divers aboard the JdL for our late-summer dive cruise had prior sailing experience, particularly on a square-rigged sailing ship like this brigantine.
    • The square-rigged sailing ship Stavros S Niarchos was launched in 2000 to provide sail training for young people.

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