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Definition of Rig


  1. A ridge.
  2. To furnish with apparatus or gear; to fit with tackling.
  3. To dress; to equip; to clothe, especially in an odd or fanciful manner; -- commonly followed by out.
  4. The peculiar fitting in shape, number, and arrangement of sails and masts, by which different types of vessels are distinguished; as, schooner rig, ship rig, etc. See Illustration in Appendix.
  5. Dress; esp., odd or fanciful clothing.
  6. A romp; a wanton; one given to unbecoming conduct.
  7. A sportive or unbecoming trick; a frolic.
  8. A blast of wind.
  9. To play the wanton; to act in an unbecoming manner; to play tricks.
  10. To make free with; hence, to steal; to pilfer.
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Rig Translations

rig in Dutch is tuigen, optakelen, optuigen
rig in Portuguese is equipamento
rig in Swedish is rigga, rigg, tackla