Definition of rerig in English:

rerig

verb

  • 1with object To equip (a ship) with new rigging, especially as part of a restoration project. Also without object: to replace the rigging of a ship.

  • 2with object Specifically. To fit (a vessel) with a different configuration of rigging, thereby changing the class of craft. Usually with as.

Origin

Early 19th century. From re- + rig. Compare earlier rerigging.

Pronunciation

rerig

/ˌriːˈrɪɡ/