from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A rig; an outfit; a suit of clothes; a costume.


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  • As a rule, I have no time for Jeremy Clarkson, but he is right about the risibility of this rig-out.

    Barefoot in the Park: Keeping Up Appearances

  • Elspeth was in her element, flaunting her mature charms on the first evening in a Paris rig-out which drew glittering smiles of envy from the female brigade and an approving grunt and leer from Bertie.


  • I still had my Pathan rig-out stowed away, and I could see that the time was fast approaching when, game ankle or no, Flashy was going to have to take his chance over the wall.


  • Purdy had tramped down from Tarrangower, blanket on back, and stood in need of a new rig-out from head to foot.

    Australia Felix

  • And what could have possessed the Admiral to come on shore in that rig-out, when one could swear he would seize five minutes to change into mufti or at least into undress uniform, was more than his secretary could conceive.

    The Complete Father Brown

  • And so, Rodya, you are set up with a complete new rig-out, for your overcoat will serve, and even has a style of its own.

    Crime and Punishment

  • She never wanted to see any part of this S&M rig-out again!

    The Warslayer

  • Satiran had asked for and gotten the full formal rig-out, with barding, bridle bells, and all.

    Brightly Burning

  • Hell-in this blue rig-out and with you as my loyal escort, I'm just another Guild member to any big guns that happen to saunter by.

    The Golden Torc

  • He's got a smashing rig-out too - sequins sewn all over his trousers and jersey - and his little horse is a wonder - goes round and round the ring and never turns a hair when Dead-Shot Dick fires his gun!

    Five Are Together Again


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