CUTTER

A fore-and-aft rig consisting of gaff and boom mainsail, fore staysail, and jib, with a gaff topsail and jib topsail, according to weather, set upon the topmast.

In the navy a cutter is a form of ship's-boat for rowing or sailing, rigged with lugsails trongly built, and capable of carrying heavy weights of men or stores.

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