sagger

[ sag-er ]
/ ˈsæg ər /

noun

a box or case made of refractory baked clay in which the finer ceramic wares are enclosed and protected while baking.
a hard unlayered clay underlying many coal beds.

verb (used with object)

to place in or on a sagger.

Nearby words

  1. sage, russell,
  2. sagebrush,
  3. sagely,
  4. sagenite,
  5. saggar,
  6. sagging moment,
  7. saggy,
  8. saghalien,
  9. saginaw,
  10. saginaw bay

Also sag·gar, seggar.

Origin of sagger

First recorded in 1680–90; perhaps variant of safeguard

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