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fore-and-aft rig


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A rig on a sailing ship that has quadrilateral and triangular sails set to the fore-and-aft line and that can be trimmed to leeward.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. rig in which the principal sails are fore-and-aft


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