Definition of sloop-rigged in English:

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sloop-rigged

Pronunciation: /ˈslo͞opˌriɡd/

adjective

Rigged as a sloop.
Example sentences
  • He knew that the course of a sloop-rigged sailing boat can, within certain limits, be controlled by hauling in or paying out the jib sail.
  • Its two masts look sloop-rigged for speed, but its rigging hangs in snapped and tangled confusion.
  • They are sloop-rigged, open boats, of large size, and fine appearance, suitable for the prosecution of the winter fisheries.

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Syllabification: sloop-rigged

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