Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Rigged like a cutter. Sec cutter, 3 .

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Examples

  • "A couple of years ago I had a seven-ton cutter-rigged yacht, the Banshee, and we ran over to Madeira from Falmouth."

    Beyond the City

  • She was full cutter-rigged, spreading hundreds of feet of canvas.

    Poor Man's Rock

  • His boat may have been 6 or 7 mètres long and 3 mètres wide; she was cutter-rigged, and was probably very suitable for a trip of a few days, but quite insufficient for a cruise of several weeks, such as we were planning.

    Two Years with the Natives in the Western Pacific

  • Of course, she could not run as near to the wind as a cutter-rigged yacht of the racing class, but she could do better than the ordinary cutter.

    Frank Merriwell's Cruise

  • Up to now he had always run his stuff in goodish-sized vessels -- luggers or cutter-rigged craft running up to fifty or sixty tons as we should reckon now.

    The White Wolf and Other Fireside Tales

  • She was a cutter-rigged vessel, painted a greyish-white, and of about fifty tons burden.

    Adventures of Louis de Rougemont

  • "A couple of years ago I had a seven-ton cutter-rigged yacht, the Banshee, and we ran over to Madeira from Falmouth."

    Beyond the City

  • I looked in the direction indicated, and saw a long low-hulled craft, cutter-rigged, with what struck me as a set of spars altogether disproportionate to her size.

    Under the Meteor Flag Log of a Midshipman during the French Revolutionary War

  • A cutter-rigged craft is more powerful than any other, but it is open to the objection that the mainsail -- the cutter's most important sail -- is an awkward sail to handle in a sudden emergency, if the craft happens to be short-handed, as we should be.

    The Strange Adventures of Eric Blackburn

  • She was a cutter-rigged vessel, painted a greyish-white, and of about fifty tons burden.

    The Adventures of Louis De Rougemont

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