- 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.
- to place in or on a sagger.
Origin of sagger
Related Words for saggeroversize, bag, balloon, belly, bilge, billow, bloat, blob, dilate, distend, enlarge, expand, extrude, jut, massive, overhang, poke, pouch, protrude, protuberate
Examples from the Web for sagger
Historical Examples of sagger
"That Sagger is certainly on the downward path," said Frank.
In fact, there is an entire section in the clay-shop devoted to nothing but sagger making.The Story of Porcelain
Sara Ware Bassett
A cream or buff body is all that is necessary, therefore, and the foundation of this is a clay known as sagger clay.
Bats and props are best made of sagger clay to which has been added about one-third of crushed fire-brick.
"Don't you call me afraid," said Sagger, but his voice had lost much of its bullying tone.