run a rig


run a rig
Play a sportive trick, engage in a frolic.

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  • run a rig — (now dialect) To play a trick (on) • • • Main Entry: ↑rig …   Useful english dictionary

  • To run a rig — Rig Rig, n. [Cf. {Wriggle}.] 1. A romp; a wanton; one given to unbecoming conduct. [Obs.] Fuller. [1913 Webster] 2. A sportive or unbecoming trick; a frolic. [1913 Webster] 3. A blast of wind. [Prov. Eng.] Wright. [1913 Webster] That uncertain… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rig — Rig, n. [Cf. {Wriggle}.] 1. A romp; a wanton; one given to unbecoming conduct. [Obs.] Fuller. [1913 Webster] 2. A sportive or unbecoming trick; a frolic. [1913 Webster] 3. A blast of wind. [Prov. Eng.] Wright. [1913 Webster] That uncertain season …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rig —  to run a rig upon a person is to banter harshly. To jeer. North …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

  • Run rig — Run rig, or runrig, was a system of land occupation practised in northern and western Great Britain, especially Scotland. The name refers to the ridge and furrow pattern characteristic of this system (and some others), with alternating runs… …   Wikipedia

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  • Rig Utilization Rate — A ratio used in the oil services industry that measures the amount of rigs being used as a total percentage of a company s entire fleet. A company s rig utilization rate often speaks volumes about both a company s current prospects and the global …   Investment dictionary

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  • Junk Rig — The Junk rig, also known as the Chinese lugsail and Sampan rig, is a type of sail rig in which rigid members, called battens, span the full width of the sail and extend the sail forward of the mast. [Hasler MacLeod, Practical Junk Rig , Tiller… …   Wikipedia


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