Definitions for jury-rig

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ju′ry-rig`(v.t.)-rigged, -rig•ging.

  1. to assemble hastily or from whatever is at hand, esp. for temporary use.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of jury-rig:

1780–90

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  1. jury-rig(Noun)

    An improvised rigging

  2. jury-rig(Verb)

    To make an improvised rigging or assembly from whatever is available.

  3. jury-rig(Verb)

    To create a makeshift, ad hoc solution from resources at hand.

  4. Origin: From jurymast + rig.

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