Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Rigged like a sloop—that is, having one mast with jib and mainsail.

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Examples

  • By saving money, by earning more, and by each of us foregoing a bicycle on his birthday, we had collected the purchase price of the Mist, a beamy twenty-eight-footer, sloop-rigged, with baby topsail and centerboard.

    To Repel Boarders

  • She brought from her barbaric homeland a sloop-rigged yacht, which she captained without shame, dressed as a common sailor.

    Conqueror's Moon

  • You may move on to a larger sloop-rigged sailboat.

    Sailing Fundamentals

  • A sloop-rigged cruising sailboat should have a minimum sail inventory of a mainsail with two sets of reef points (see Reefing Systems, p. 173), a regular number 1 genoa (150 to 170 percent), and a working jib (80 to 100 percent).

    Sailing Fundamentals

  • As nearly as I could gauge in the light, the boat was about thirty-five feet long, sloop-rigged, the sail now neatly furled on the boom, the jibsail not even out.

    Restoree

  • About an hour after she went down, the survivors were cheered by hearing the sound of vessels beating the waves at a distance; they hailed a sloop-rigged vessel, with two boats astern of her.

    Thrilling Stories Of The Ocean From Authentic Accounts Of Modern Voyagers And Travellers; Designed For The Entertainment And Instruction Of Young People

  • By saving money, by earning more, and by each of us foregoing a bicycle on his birthday, we had collected the purchaseprice of the Mist, a beamy twenty-eight - footer, sloop-rigged, with baby topsail and centerboard.

    To Repel Boarders

  • The cutter was a small, sloop-rigged affair, but large it seemed alongside Tehei's canoe.

    Chapter 12

  • The cutter was a small sloop-rigged affair, but large it seemed alongside Tehei's canoe.

    "The High Seat Of Abundance"

  • She was a big, flat-bottomed and square-sterned, sloop-rigged, with a sprung mast, slack rigging, dilapidated sails and rotten running gear, clumsy to handle and uncertain in bringing about, and she smelled vilely of coal tar, with which strange stuff she had been smeared from stem to stern and from cabin roof to centerboard.

    A Raid On The Oyster Pirates

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