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chamotte

[shuh-mot]
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noun Metallurgy.
  1. grog(def 3).

Origin of chamotte

1885–90; probably < French < German Schamotte
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Historical Examples

  • Several of these flat molds are then placed in a melting box made of clay and ‘chamotte.’

    Magic, Stage Illusions and Scientific Diversions Including Trick Photography

    Albert A. Hopkins