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from The Century Dictionary.

  • Nautical, rigged in a temporary manner on account of accident.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Naut.) Rigged for temporary service; done or made using whatever materials are available; makeshift. See jury, a.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of jury-rig.
  • adjective improvised from whatever is available

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

  • adjective done or made using whatever is available

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