gréement

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gréement

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French, derivative of gréer, agréer (to rig, equip), from Anglo-Norman agreier (to equip, equip a ship with tackle), from a- + *greier, from Old Norse greida (to put in order, prepare, arrange), from Proto-Germanic *garaidijaną (to prepare, put in order), from Proto-Indo-European *reidh- (to put in order, make comfortable). Cognate with Old English ġerǣdan (to arrange, assist), Middle High German gereiten (to arrange, prepare), Middle Dutch gereide (equipment, harness). More at ready.

Noun[edit]

gréement m (plural gréements)

  1. rigging (system of ropes, chains, and tackle)

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