from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- transitive verb To rig or assemble for temporary emergency use; improvise.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Nautical, a temporary rig when the permanent rig has been disabled.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- transitive verb to rig for temporary service; to construct flimsily and in makeshift fashion. See
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- verb nautical, transitive To make an
improvised riggingor assemblyfrom whateveris available.
- verb transitive To create a
makeshift, ad hocsolution from resources at hand.
- noun nautical An improvised rigging.
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[From jury-rig, jury-rigging, improvised rigging on a ship, modeled on jury-mast, temporary mast, perhaps ultimately from Old French ajurie, help, from aider, to help; see aid.]
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From jurymast + rig.
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