lateen-rigged lateen-rigged adj. rigged with a triangular (lateen sail).

Syn: lateen. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • lateen-rigged — lateen′ rigged adj. navig. having lateen sails • Etymology: 1875–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • lateen-rigged — [la tēn′ rigd΄, lə tēn′rigd΄] adj. having a lateen sail or sails …   English World dictionary

  • lateen-rigged — adjective rigged with a triangular (lateen) sail • Syn: ↑lateen • Similar to: ↑rigged * * * /la teen rigd , leuh /, adj. having lateen sails. [1875 80] …   Useful english dictionary

  • lateen-rigged — /la teen rigd , leuh /, adj. having lateen sails. [1875 80] * * * …   Universalium

  • lateen-rigged — /ləˈtin rɪgd/ (say luh teen rigd) adjective having lateen sails …  

  • USS Washington (1776 lateen-rigged galley) — was a galley in the service of the Continental Congress during the American Civil War. Washington was capable of propulsion by sail or by the paddling of oarsmen. During a battle with British warships, Washington “struck her colors” and was… …   Wikipedia

  • lateen — la*teen , a. 1. (Naut.) Of or pertaining to a peculiar rig used in the Mediterranean and adjacent waters, esp. on the northern coast of Africa; pertaining to a lateen sail. See below. [1913 Webster] 2. rigged with a triangular (lateen sail). Syn …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lateen — [la tēn′, lətēn′] adj. [Fr latine < (voile) latine, Latin (sail) < fem. of L Latinus, LATIN] designating or of a triangular, fore and aft rigged sail attached to a long yard suspended obliquely from a short mast: now used chiefly on… …   English World dictionary

  • lateen sail — a triangular sail set on a long sloping yard, used esp. on the Mediterranean Sea. [1720 30] * * * ▪ sail       triangular sail that was of decisive importance to medieval navigation. The ancient square sail permitted sailing only before the wind; …   Universalium

  • rigged — adjective fitted or equipped with necessary rigging (sails and shrouds and stays etc) • Ant: ↑unrigged • Similar to: ↑lateen, ↑lateen rigged, ↑outrigged, ↑square rigged • Topics: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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