Gaffrigged



[gaf-rigd] /ˈgæfˌrɪgd/

adjective, Nautical.
1.
(of a sailboat) having one or more .
noun, Nautical.
1.
a sailboat rig having one or more fore-and-aft gaff sails.
adjective
1.
(of a sailing vessel) rigged with one or more gaffsails

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    /ˈɡæfˌseɪl; -səl/ noun 1. a quadrilateral fore-and-aft sail on a sailing vessel



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