unrigged

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

un- +‎ rigged

Adjective[edit]

unrigged (not comparable)

  1. (nautical) Not rigged; not having the rigging up.
    • 1851, Herman Melville, Moby-Dick
      As she drew nigh, all eyes were fixed upon her broad beams, called shears, which, in some whaling-ships, cross the quarter-deck at the height of eight or nine feet; serving to carry the spare, unrigged, or disabled boats.