Cat-rigged

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Cat-rigged Rigged like a catboat.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • cat-rigged Having the cat-rig.
    • cat-rigged Ridged; badly creased, as linen.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Cat-rigged having one great fore-and-aft mainsail spread by a gaff at the head and a boom at the foot, for smooth water only
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Usage

In literature:

This was a fifteen to twenty ton boat almost as sharp at the stern as in the bow, carrying two masts, both cat-rigged.
"American Merchant Ships and Sailors" by Willis J. Abbot
He would also frequently run out on the bowsprit, and climb about the rigging with the agility of a cat.
"Stories of Animal Sagacity" by W.H.G. Kingston
The boat was cat-rigged, and about twenty-four feet long.
"The Yacht Club" by Oliver Optic
They went in a cat-rigged skiff, with a stalwart negro rowing or towing whenever the sail was not the best.
"Bonaventure" by George Washington Cable
We found three cat-rigged boats at Titusville, which we had no difficulty in procuring.
"Down South" by Oliver Optic
In a cove on the north shore a small cat-rigged boat had been drifting since noon-time, its single occupant having found the fishing very good.
"Wyn's Camping Days" by Amy Bell Marlowe
Nils Trap clambers like a cat up in the rigging of the vessels.
"What Happened to Inger Johanne" by Dikken Zwilgmeyer
Rig in the davit, unreeve the cat-fall and fish-tackle.
"The Seaman's Friend" by Richard Henry Dana
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In news:

A load of salmon heads and guts lies along and next to US Highway 101 north of Ilwaco after a big rig headed for a cat food factory spilled its load around a corner Friday.
The man who owns them rigged a harness up for his cat so she wouldn't have to walk so much (like the dog and himself).
Trout, pike, cats, walleyes, bass, panfish—all are vulnerable to float rigs.
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