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Riga fir
Riga pine
Riga, Gulf of
Riga, Treaty of
Rigadoon
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rigatoni
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Rigescent
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rigger brush
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Riggle
Riggs' disease
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right along
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Right and left coupling
Right and left screw
right angle

Rigger definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

RIG'GER, n. One that rigs or dresses; one whose occupation is to fit the rigging of a ship.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: someone who rigs ships
2: a long slender pointed sable brush used by artists [syn: rigger, rigger brush]
3: someone who works on an oil rig [syn: rigger, oil rigger]
4: a sailing vessel with a specified rig; "a square rigger"

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: circa 1611 1. one that rigs 2. a long slender pointed sable paintbrush

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 a person who rigs or who arranges rigging. 2 (of a rowing-boat) = OUTRIGGER 5a. 3 a ship rigged in a specified way. 4 a worker on an oil rig.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Rigger Rig"ger, n. 1. One who rigs or dresses; one whose occupation is to fit the rigging of a ship. 2. A cylindrical pulley or drum in machinery. [R.]

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Rigger Rig"ger, n. (Painting) A long slender, and pointed sable brush for making fine lines, etc.; -- said to be so called from its use by marine painters for drawing the lines of the rigging.



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