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  • n  someone who rigs ships
  • n  a long slender pointed sable brush used by artists
  • n  someone who works on an oil rig
  • n  a sailing vessel with a specified rig
    a square rigger

  • The jobs pay well--$75,000 a year for a rookie rigger on Black Gold.
  • He has to be something of a "boatbuilder, mechanic, electrician, navigator, sailmaker, rigger, doctor, lawyer, pilot and philosopher.
  • In the 1953 Thunder Bay, James Stewart plays an oil rigger planning to drill for "black gold" in the Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana coast.
Quotes

  • Tendai Biti in Independent Online
    The rigger general, whose impartiality we have doubted...... can unilaterally remove names from the voters' roll and do all sorts of things,Biti said. "I went through their system and I am satisfied with what they are doing. They will...
  • Drew Ginn in The Australian
    It was a really emotional time,Ginn said. "I thought, I'll get the photo and stick it on the rigger on the boat. As I was looking at it (before the semi-final) I thought 'don't start crying now'. In one sense, (the children) inspire you...
  • Robert Mugabe in AllAfrica.com
    Asked if any money was paid to him, Mugabe said: "There is nothing like that. We did not want Rigger to sue FM Eiving as this would have delayed the roll-out plan."

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