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Definition of "yawl-rigged" []

  • Having two masts with fore-and-aft sails, but differing from a schooner in that the after mast is very small, and stepped as far aft as possible. See Illustration in Appendix. (adjective)

Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

Use "yawl-rigged" in a sentence
  • "As the launch neared the mouth of the river a yawl-rigged craft with an auxiliary engine had just entered it."
  • "St. Heliers harbour was a new yawl-rigged craft owned by Jean Touzel."
  • "Near by, some loitering sailors watched the yawl-rigged fishing craft from Holland, and the codfish-smelling cul-de-poule schooners of the great fishing company which exploited the far-off fields of Gaspe in Canada."