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(of a sailing ship) square-rigged.
- ‘We had to chose one full ship-rigged vessel as the largest model we felt to be practical at our scale and she is the one.’
- ‘She was a trading vessel of 400 tons, ship-rigged with 20 mounted guns.’
- ‘This ship-rigged vessel had two decks, three masts, was 130 feet long, and had a beam of 29 feet.’
- ‘They could have been classed as ship-rigged sloops-of-war and were built by Thomas Fishburn in 1770 at Whitby.’
- ‘The Moth and Harvey should have been ship-rigged bombs, not the ketches described in the novels.’
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