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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. rigged with a structure projecting from or over the side of a boat for various purposes; having an outrigger; -- to prevent capsizing or to support an oarlock or to help secure a mast etc. See outrigger

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  • adj. rigged with a structure projecting from or over the side of a boat for various purposes; to prevent capsizing or to support an oarlock or to help secure a mast etc

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Examples

  • It was a flatbottomed outrigged deal boat, very long, and so narrow that to look over one's shoulder in it was a manoeuvre of extreme delicacy, especially where the rapids caused the water to be in wild commotion.

    Two Summers in Guyenne

  • "Yes," said he, "when I was a young man I used to go to Battersea on holidays, I and some others, and nothing would suit us but outrigged gigs, randans, and such like; but now I'm growing old, and a flat-bottomed tub suits us better, my missus and me.

    Littlebourne Lock

  • They never bury their dead at sea, but always on a particular island, to which the funeral cortege of rude outrigged boats moves to the music of the paddle's dip. [

    Influences of Geographic Environment On the Basis of Ratzel's System of Anthropo-Geography

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