Associations to the word «Rigging»

Wiktionary

RIGGING, noun. Dress; tackle; especially (nautical), the ropes, chains, etc., that support the masts and spars of a sailing vessel, and serve as purchases for adjusting the sails, etc.
RIGGING, noun. Similar supporting material for construction work
RIGGING, verb. Present participle of rig

Dictionary definition

RIGGING, noun. Gear consisting of ropes etc. supporting a ship's masts and sails.
RIGGING, noun. Formation of masts, spars, sails, etc., on a vessel.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats