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Rig (?), n. [See Ridge.] A ridge. [Prov. or Scott.]
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Rig, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Rigged (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Rigging (?).] [Norweg. rigga to bind, particularly, to wrap round, rig; cf. AS. wr&ī;han to cover.] 1. To furnish with apparatus or gear; to fit with tackling.
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2. To dress; to equip; to clothe, especially in an odd or fanciful manner; -- commonly followed by out.
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Jack was rigged out in his gold and silver lace. L'Estrange.
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To rig a purchase, to adapt apparatus so as to get a purchase for moving a weight, as with a lever, tackle, capstan, etc. -- To rig a ship (Naut.), to fit the shrouds, stays, braces, etc., to their respective masts and yards.
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Rig, n. 1. (Naut.) The peculiar fitting in shape, number, and arrangement of sails and masts, by which different types of vessels are distinguished; as, schooner rig, ship rig, etc. See Illustration in Appendix.
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2. Dress; esp., odd or fanciful clothing. [Colloq.]
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Rig, n. [Cf. Wriggle.] 1. A romp; a wanton; one given to unbecoming conduct. [Obs.] Fuller.
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2. A sportive or unbecoming trick; a frolic.
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3. A blast of wind. [Prov. Eng.] Wright.
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That uncertain season before the rigs of Michaelmas were yet well composed. Burke.
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To run a rig, to play a trick; to engage in a frolic; to do something strange and unbecoming.
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He little dreamt when he set out
Of running such a rig.
Cowper.
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Rig, v. i. To play the wanton; to act in an unbecoming manner; to play tricks.Rigging and rifling all ways.” Chapman.
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Rig, v. t. To make free with; hence, to steal; to pilfer. [Obs. or Prov.] Tusser.
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To rig the market (Stock Exchange), to raise or lower market prices, as by some fraud or trick. [Cant]
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