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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 rig /ˈrɪg/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rig, v. i. To play the wanton; to act in an unbecoming manner; to play tricks. Rigging and rifling all ways.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rig, v. t. To make free with; hence, to steal; to pilfer. [Obs. or Prov.]
 To rig the market Stock Exchange, to raise or lower market prices, as by some fraud or trick. [Cant]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rig n.  A ridge. [Prov. or Scott.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rig, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Rigged p. pr. & vb. n. Rigging ]
 1. To furnish with apparatus or gear; to fit with tackling.
 2. To dress; to equip; to clothe, especially in an odd or fanciful manner; -- commonly followed by out.
    Jack was rigged out in his gold and silver lace.   --L'Estrange.
 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.
 2. Dress; esp., odd or fanciful clothing. [Colloq.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rig, n.
 1. A romp; a wanton; one given to unbecoming conduct. [Obs.]
 2. A sportive or unbecoming trick; a frolic.
 3. A blast of wind. [Prov. Eng.]
    That uncertain season before the rigs of Michaelmas were yet well composed.   --Burke.
 To run a rig, to play a trick; to engage in a frolic; to do something strange and unbecoming.
 He little dreamt when he set out
 Of running such a rig.   --Cowper.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: gear (including necessary machinery) for a particular
      2: a truck consisting of a tractor and trailer together [syn: trailer
         truck, tractor trailer, trucking rig, articulated
         lorry, semi]
      3: formation of masts, spars, sails, etc., on a vessel [syn: rigging]
      4: a set of clothing (with accessories); "his getup was
         exceedingly elegant" [syn: outfit, getup, turnout]
      5: gear used in fishing [syn: fishing gear, tackle, fishing
         tackle, fishing rig]
      6: a vehicle with four wheels drawn by two or more horses [syn:
          carriage, equipage]
      7: the act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme; "that book
         is a fraud" [syn: swindle, cheat]
      v 1: arrange the outcome of by means of deceit; "rig an election"
           [syn: set up]
      2: manipulate in a fraudulent manner; "rig prices" [syn: manipulate]
      3: connect or secure to; "They rigged the bomb to the ignition"
      4: equip with sails, masts, etc.; "rig a ship" [syn: set, set
      [also: rigging, rigged]