- a small peg for reinforcing the walls of a mold.
- a metal insert, used to chill certain portions of cast metal, that becomes an integral part of the finished casting.
verb (used with object), sprigged, sprig·ging.
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Examples from the Web for sprigged
It was a woman clad in a sprigged silk gown, the image of my lady of the dining-room portrait.Border Ghost Stories|Howard Pease
Forget its stripes, and imagine it to be sprigged silk of a day long gone by.The Lady and the Pirate|Emerson Hough
Countless yards of sprigged cotton must have gone into the making of her dress, to say nothing of her apron.Mr. Wicker's Window|Carley Dawson
She shook out the sprigged muslin and gave it to the old man to press.The Comings of Cousin Ann|Emma Speed Sampson
So a chair was placed in front of the green cupboard, and with precision in every movement the "sprigged" dishes were gotten down.The Transformation of Job|Frederick Vining Fisher