The ropes, chains, and other gear used to support, position, and control the masts, sails, yards, etc. of a vessel.
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Rigging Sentence Examples
I've been thinking about rigging up something on the front to catch the webs.
On the one occasion when Captain Dawson says he heard it himself, " the sound was like the swishing of a whip or the noise produced by a sharp squall of wind in the upper rigging of a ship, and as the aurora brightened and faded so did the sound which accompanied it."
No backstage member is to use illegal drugs during an event, either during rigging, during the performance or during the get out.
The Guardian has no interest in British machinations overseas, treason, election rigging or whatever.
The PMI rope is so abrasion resistant that the American cavers simply have no knowledge of rigging.