What does the word rig mean?

Usage examples for rig

  1. He said he was running a rig over near 'Burk, ' and had a fishing job on his hands. – Flowing Gold by Rex Beach
  2. Tell them I will rig the thing myself. – Tom Swift and his Electric Locomotive or, Two Miles a Minute on the Rails by Victor Appleton
  3. As the brig drew near her, she was seen to be a large ship, her three masts gone, while no attempt apparently had been made to rig jury- masts. – The Three Lieutenants by W.H.G. Kingston